Sichuan CDC and Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission visit CAPRISA
Dr Fan Wei, Chief of Family Department, Sichuan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission led a delegation of six health officials from the Sichuan CDC and provincial health and family planning com-mission to CAPRISA on 7 August. The purpose of the visit was to develop cooperation and exchange between South Africa and Sichuan Province in the areas of public health, specifically in the management and treatment of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis co-infection, data analysis and paper writing of HIV/AIDS control. The delegation met with Dr Kogie Naidoo head of CAPRISA’s HIV and TB Treatment and senior scientists at the CAPRISA eThekwini Research Clinic. The officials also held discussions with Professor Dhayendre Moodley, Principal Investigator, IMPAACT studies, at the CA-PRISA Umlazi Research Clinic and with the Director of CA-PRISA, Professor Salim Abdool Karim at the CAPRISA headquarters.