CAPRISA Recognition Awards

29 May 2022

The province of KwaZulu-Natal experienced unprecedented rainfall from 8th – 13th April resulting in flooding with devastating human and infrastructure loss. CAPRISA paid tribute to 5 staff members recognised for demonstrating steadfast commitment and initiative during extremely trying conditions. The CAPRISA recognition awards were presented to:  Mr Samukelo Booi, Quality Control Officer; Ms Kayleen Pillay, Research Pharmacist; Ms Victoria Nxumalo, Driver; Sr Jabu Malunga, Professional Nurse, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital – Harvest study site;  Ms Radha Narasimmulu, Enrollled Nurse, CAPRISA Springfield Research Clinic. 

Unrelated to the floods, a recognition award was presented to Mr Handry Nosenga, a security guard for his initiative in monitoring equipment at a research site.  


Photo left:  Sr Jabu Malunga, Professional Nurse (middle) receives the award from Dr Bongeka Hlabisa, Research Clinician (right), Prof Kogie Naidoo (left); Photo right: Ms Radha NarasimEnrolled Nurse (middle) receives the award from Dr Gillian Dorse, Research Clinician (right), Prof Kogie Naidoo (left). 


Photo left: Ms Victoria  Nxumalo, Driver (right) receives the award from Prof Kogie Naidoo, Deputy Director; Photo right: Mr Samukelo Booi Quality Control Officer (left) receives the award from  Prof Daya Moodley, Project Director Umlazi Clinical Research Site (right).


 Photo left:  Ms  Kayleen Pillay  Research Pharmacist  (left) with Prof Daya Moodley (right); Photo right: Dr Gillian Dorse, Research Clinician (middle) presents the award to Mr Handry Nosenga, Security guard (right), Prof Kogie Naidoo(left).