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  • The HIV research evolution

    In recognition of the day that the first AIDS-related deaths were reported on 5 June 1981, IAS interviewed four scientists working in four different parts of the world  to reflect on the evolution of the HIV research field, their most significant moments and predictions for the future of HIV research. Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim was one of the scientists interviewed. Access the article here

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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.