Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim receives an honorary degree from the University of Stellenbosch

15 December 2020

The University of Stellenbosch (SU) conferred an honorary doctorate - Doctor of Science (Dsc), honoris causa on Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim, CAPRISA’s Associate Scientific Director, at the university’s graduation ceremony held on Tuesday 15th December 2020. The degree was conferred for Abdool Karim’s ‘commitment to research and education in the field of women's health in Africa and globally, particularly her successful efforts in increasing the national and international focus on HIV, and her pivotal role in HIV prevention research’.