Ivy to serve as KZN Research Sector representative on provincial AIDS Council

5 March 2022

We congratulate Ms Ivy Fikelephi Kaunda (in the photo) Community Liaison Officer at the CAPRISA eThekwini Research Clinic (ECRS) on her appointment as the Organiser of the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Provincial Council on AIDS Research Sector chaired by the Premier of KwaZulu-Natal.

The KZN Provincial Council on AIDS is the coordinating body of the HIV & AIDS, STIs and TB response in the province. As the research sector organiser, Kaunda is responsible for organising campaigns and interventions on scientific discoveries, science symposiums, and educational outreach in HIV, TB, and STI’s in communities. 
Kaunda joined CAPRISA in 2009 as a Counsellor/ Recruiter and was appointed as the site Community Liaison Officer in the Prevention and Vaccine unit at the ECRS.  She supports the Community teams and leads the planning and organisation of community engagement events.