UNAIDS international goodwill ambassador visits CAPRISA

30 March 2017

UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador Mr Kenneth Cole met with CAPRISA scientists to gain a deeper understanding of HIV and TB prevention and control in South Africa and globally, during his visit to Durban South Africa, on 7th- 8th  March. At a special dinner to mark the occasion, he met with Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo MEC for Health in KwaZulu-Natal and Ms Frances Chisholm US Consul General Durban. On 8th April Mr Cole paid a visit to the King DinuZulu Hospital, the largest TB referral hospital in the province and a CAPRISA XDR-TB research study site.  Mr Cole has been vocal about the global response to AIDS for more than 30 years and is a champion for people living with HIV. Mr Cole has been chairman of amfAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research, since 2005.