Scientists discover new genetic markers that identify which people with HIV are likely to progress faster to AIDS-related illnesses 18 January 2018

The study highlights the importance of early HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment

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Durbanites march for science 25 April 2017

Durban - Nearly 200 scientists and science lovers took to the streets of Durban on Saturday, GroundUp reported.

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Leading Scientists unite in a March for Science in Durban 21 April 2017

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Fake news: A new threat to the fight against AIDS 08 February 2017

Fake news is emerging as a scourge; influencing amongst others, presidential elections and share prices.

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New evidence on why young women in South Africa are at high risk of HIV infection 18 July 2016

Three CAPRISA studies provide new information on high rates of HIV infection in young women in South Africa resulting from the “cycle of HIV transmission” involving age-disparate sex and on two vaginal bacteria - one increasing HIV vulnerability and another undermining the efficacy of tenofovir-based topical pre-exposure prophylaxis.

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CAPRISA comment on Mbeki letter 08 March 2016

JOHANNESBURG - Former President Thabo Mbeki has defended his controversial stance on HIV/Aids.

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Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa

CAPRISA was created in 2001 and formally established in 2002 under the NIH-funded Comprehensive International Program of Research on AIDS (CIPRA) by five partner institutions; University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Cape Town, University of Western Cape, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, and Columbia University in New York. CAPRISA is a designated UNAIDS Collaborating Centre for HIV Prevention Research. The main goal of CAPRISA is to undertake globally relevant and locally responsive research that contributes to understanding HIV pathogenesis, prevention and epidemiology as well as the links between tuberculosis and AIDS care.