Singapore’s High Commissioner to South Africa visits CAPRISA

4 February 2022

On 10th January CAPRISA hosted Singapore’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr Zainal Arif Mantaha who was accompanied by his wife Madam Jennifer Cheng and the second secretary, Mr Han Wei Lam. The High Commissioner held discussions with Professors Salim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim to gain insight into CAPRISA’s core research studies in HIV, TB and Covid-19. 

The visit included a tour of the CAPRISA eThekwini Research clinic led by Dr Nigel Garrett, Head: Vaccines & Pathogenesis Research.

Photo (L-R): Mr Han Wei Lam Second Secretary; Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim Associate Scientific Director, CAPRISA; Madam Jennifer Cheng; Mr Zainal Arif Mantaha Singapore’s High Commissioner to South Africa; Professor Salim Abdool Karim Director CAPRISA.