Ambassador of Japan to South Africa visits CAPRISA

7 December 2022

On 22nd November His Excellency the Ambassador of Japan to South Africa, Mr Maruyama Nori visited CAPRISA’s headquarters and held discussions with senior scientists to gain insights into CAPRISA’s core research studies following a tour of the facilities led by Professor Salim Abdool Karim.

Senior Scientists held discussions with H.E. Ambassador Mr Maruyama Norio  Photo front row (L-R): Dr Sharana Mahomed, Research Clinician; Dr Tanuja Gengiah, Head of Pharmacy; Associate Scientific Director, Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim and Dr Leila Mansoor, Senior Scientist.  

Back row (L-R) Prof Salim Abdool Karim, CAPRISA Director; Prof  Lenine Liebenberg, Senior Scientist; His Excellency Mr Norio Maruyama, Ambassador of Japan to South Africa; Dr Nonhlanhla Yende-Zuma, Head of Statistics; Prof Derseree Archary, Senior Scientist; Dr Nivashnee Naicker, Research Clinician and Prof  Nigel Garrett, Head of Vaccines & Pathogenesis Research.