Scientific exchange with health officials in Japan

1 September 2017

Prof Salim Abdool Karim Director of CAPRISA and Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim Associate Scientific Director of CAPRISA recently visited Japan to attend the International Epidemiological Association’s conference. While in Japan, Professors Abdool Karim had an opportunity to meet with several leading Japanese scientists including Dr Aikichi Iwa-moto from the Japan Agency from Medical Research and Development (AMED); Dr Kuniaki Miyake from the Japanese Department of Health; Dr Hiroyuki Yamamoto from the AIDS Research Center, National Institute of Infectious Diseases;  Dr Makoto Suematsu, President of AMED and Professor Edo, Dean of the St Lukes School of Public Health. Professor Salim Abdool Karim delivered a presentation at the St Lukes School of Public Health on the Global HIV epidemic: Successes, Challenges & Prospects.