Leading Scientists unite in a March for Science in Durban
21 April 2017
Leading scientists and academics in KwaZulu-Natal from a range of scientific disciplines will come together with civil societies and citizens in a March for Science in Durban’s city centre on Saturday 22 April.
New evidence on why young women in South Africa are at high risk of HIV infection
18 July 2016
Three CAPRISA studies provide new information on high rates of HIV infection in young women in South Africa resulting from the “cycle of HIV transmission” involving age-disparate sex and on two vaginal bacteria - one increasing HIV vulnerability and another undermining the efficacy of tenofovir-based topical pre-exposure prophylaxis.
CAPRISA website comment on the ASPIRE and Ring studies
22 February 2016
"Congratulations to the ASPIRE and the Ring study teams for two well conducted studies. Both these studies have generated valuable new findings and insights," said Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim, Director of CAPRISA in response to the trial results (released at CROI today),
South Africa has made significant strides in science over the past decade, CAPRISA director, Professor Salim Abdool Karim, told the country's inaugural science forum held in Pretoria. In his keynote lecture for the Science Forum South Africa, held at the CSIR International Convention Centre