• Representing Caprisa at international Conferences in Russia and Zimbabwe

    Professors Salim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim were invited to participate in the VI Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference (EECAAC) held in Moscow, Russia over three days, 18 – 20 April. 

    Nurses Siphesihle Gumede, Nondumiso Mthembu and Re-search Clinician Jienchi Dorward were invited to attend and chair a session at the Harare Adherence to HIV Prevention and Treatment Conference hosted by the University of Zimba-bwe College of Health Sciences Clinical Trial Unit on 26th and 27th April. 

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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.