CAPRISA’s Director appointed to the Lancet COVID-19 Commission

31 July 2020

Professor Salim Abdool Karim is one of 28 commissioners appointed to the Lancet COVID-19 Commission ‘created to help speed up global, equitable, and lasting solutions to the pandemic’. 

Led by world renowned American economist, Professor Jeffrey Sachs, commissioners are ‘leaders of health science and delivery, business, politics, and finance from across the world’. 

As volunteers, the Commissioners will ‘work together towards a shared and comprehensive outlook on how to stop the pandemic and how best to promote an equitable and sustainable recovery in the shared belief that effective solutions can be found on the basis of global cooperation, social justice, sustainable development, and good governance that builds on public trust’.