Infectious disease expert at the helm of the CIDRZ

26 January 2017

CAPRISA congratulates Dr Izukanji Sikazwe on her appointment as the CEO of the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ). Commenting on her appointment Professor Salim Abdool Karim Director CAPRISA congratulated CIDRZ on its achievements under Dr Charles Holmes and wished Dr Sikazwe every success. “I have no doubt that CIDRZ is in good hands, as Dr Sikazwe is an impressive scientist and a strong research leader, who has in the past been involved in advising CAPRISA on its research”, he said. Dr Sikazwe is a Zambian infectious disease specialist with a keen interest in HIV research, clinical care and training of healthcare providers.