Prestigious scholarship for CAPRISA Research Placement

30 August 2019

CAPRISA congratulates Kapil Narain, a CAPRISA Research Placement and a fifth-year medical student at UKZN, who is one of four students selected globally as a recipient of the Changemaker Scholarship programme funded by the Alliance for Health Systems and Policy at the WHO. Narain attended the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) and the IFMSA Youth Pre- World Health Assembly workshop (PreWHA) in Geneva, Switzerland . He said that meeting Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the WHO was a highlight.

Narain said he was honoured to be part of CAPRISA and “each and every day I am constantly inspired and stimulated by the sheer degree of scientific rigour, novelty, clinical relevance and Innovation.”

Photo: Kapil Narain, CAPRISA Research Placement with  Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, DG of Health in  Geneva