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.
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LATEST RESEARCH FINDINGS

International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2014; 18(2):147-154.
31 Jan 2014 - Improved survival in multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients receiving integrated tuberculosis and antiretroviral treatment in the SAPiT Trial.

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NEWS & EVENTS

New tenofovir gel study shows no effect on HIV prevention
24 Feb 2015 - Lower than expected gel use impact FACTS trial results 24 February 2015 – HIV prevention for wom...

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AIDS Researcher awarded prestigious African Union Science Prize
31 Jan 2015 - SOUTH AFRICA, Durban – World-renowned South African AIDS researcher, Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim...

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Salim Abdool Karim presents a medal to Ahmed Kathrada at a function hosted by CAPRISA and the UKZN College of Health Sciences.
13 Nov 2014 - .

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Global Recognition For Leading South African Academic and Scientist
26 Oct 2014 - Distinguished academic and renowned HIV researcher, Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been award...

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