It's not over - COVID-19 in East and Southern Africa
25 May 2022
Professor Salim Abdool Karim presents data and insights about an uptick in cases in the region, particularly in South Africa. In the past, trends first identified in SA have been a preview of things to come in the region.
Visionary Woman in Science: Remembering and Celebrating the Life of Zena A. Stein
23 April 2022
Professors Salim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim joined eminent speakers and paid celebratory tributes to epidemiologist Professor Zena A. Stein in a session entitled: Visionary Woman in Science: Remembering and Celebrating the Life of Zena A. Stein, held at the Alumni Auditorium & Schaefer Awards Gallery, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York.
Webinar: New COVID-19 Vaccines Trials in Sub-Saharan Africa
07 April 2022
Ubuntu Trial Update by Dr Nigel Garrett, CAPRISA Head of Vaccine and Pathogenesis Research
In Conversation with Prof Salim Abdool Karim on Science, human rights & activism
15 March 2022
In Conversation with Prof Salim Abdool Karim on Science, human rights & activism, 9 March 2022
Prof Salim Abdool Karim: COVID-19 in South Africa – an Update on Omicron
25 February 2022
Global COVID Lab Meeting with Prof Salim Abdool Karim, 24 February 2022
GVN: Forefront of Virology COVID-19 Webinar Featuring Dr Rubeshan Perumal
20 February 2022
Dr Rubeshan Perumal - February 17, 2022 - "Long COVID – The Tsunami After the Waves"
NRF Science for Society Lecture: World AIDS Day 2021
01 December 2021
The lecture was hosted by Joan van Dyk, Senior Health Journalist: Bhekisisa, and included speakers such as Prof Fulufhelo Nelwamondo, CEO of the NRF; Prof Salim Abdool Karim, Director of CAPRISA and the DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in HIV Prevention; Mark Heywood, Editor of Maverick Citizen and Human Rights Activist; and Patrick Mdletshe, Head of CAPRISA Community Programmes and National Deputy Chairperson of the Treatment Action Campaign.
Debunking Myths and Misconceptions about COVID-19: SA and China Scientific Perspectives
22 October 2021
On Friday 22nd October, Professor Salim Abdool Karim, Director CAPRISA participated in webinar hosted by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in collaboration with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in South Africa. The discussion titled, Debunking Myths and Misconceptions about COVID-19: South Africa and China Scientific Perspectives.
2021 Virtual Nobel Inspired Lecture - The meaning of Science in the age of Covid-19, one year later
12 October 2021
National Research Foundation and Embassy of Sweden in Pretoria hosted a follow-up Nobel-inspired lecture: “The Meaning of Science in the Age of COVID-19, ONE YEAR ON. The lecture was presented by South Africa’s leading epidemiologist, Professor Salim Abdool Karim and Sweden’s state epidemiologist Dr Anders Tegnell.
Institut Pasteur Conference - Global SARS-CoV-2 vaccination: Challenges and Prospects
12 October 2021
Professor Salim Abdool Karim, Presentation at the Institut Pasteur COVID-19 Conference in Paris, September 29th - October 1st, 2021
Royal Society of South Africa lecture by Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim
05 October 2021
Top Global Health Experts Preview Biden’s COVID-19 Summit, Call for Global Vaccine Equity
20 September 2021
On Monday, September 20, 2021, PHR hosted a virtual press conference with top public health, epidemiology, and human rights experts calling on high-income countries to do much more to scale up vaccine manufacturing and equitable distribution. The event was moderated by PHR
Prof Salim Abdool Karim delivered the Annual Kader Asmal Human Rights Lecture
14 September 2021
To mark the 10th anniversary of the passing of leading activist and academic Professor Kader Asmal, described as ‘a relentless advocate for human rights’ the Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution (CASAC) hosted the Kader Asmal lecture on Tuesday, on 14th September. Professor Salim Abdool Karim, CAPRISA’s Director delivered the lecture, titled: COVID-19 and Human Rights: A tiny virus magnifies society’s inequalities, to an august list of invited guests which included Ireland’s Ambassador to South Africa, H.E. Gilsenan Fionnuala
COVID-19 Lessons Learned- The Huésped Foundation
03 September 2021
Global Health Diplomacy: Its Pros and Cons for Covid-19 Vacciness
31 August 2021
2021 AAAS-TWAS Course on Science Diplomacy Presentation by Prof Salim Abdool Karim, 31 August 2021
Professor Salim Abdool Karim - SAMA
31 August 2021
INGSA2021 - Prof Salim Abdool Karim - Covid-19 and a world post-pandemic - Day 1 Horizon Stage
30 August 2021
INGSA Horizon Stage Keynote Interview - Day 1 of International Network for Government Science Advice(INGSA)2021
Human rights in the response to Covid-19: are we getting it right?
24 August 2021
On Tuesday 24th August, Professor Salim Abdool Karim, Director CAPRISA and Justice Edwin Cameron, former Constitutional Court Judge participated in a Daily Maverick webinar to discuss the connection between human rights and the Covid-19 pandemic. The discussion titled, Human rights in the response to Covid-19: Are we getting it right?, was hosted by Maverick Citizen Editor, Mark Heywood.
Africa CDC - HIV & COVID -19 : When two pandemics collide
05 August 2021
Lecture and Discussion Series 2021 Covid-19
Professor Salim Abdool Karim - IAS 2021 Conference
19 July 2021
HIV& COVID-19: When two pandemics collide
Let’s Talk Vaccines – Launch
19 May 2021
The launch event was moderated by Ida Jooste, and Professor Salim Abdool Karimas was a special guest.
Scientific Panel Discussion on the new variant, 501Y.V2
18 January 2021
2020 Virtual Nobel-Inspired Lecture:The Meaning of Science in the Age of Covid-19
12 October 2020
In this lecture on 8th October, Professor Salim Abdool Karim, Infectious Disease Epidemiologist and Co-Chair of the South African COVID-19 Ministerial Advisory Committee, and Dr Anders Tegnell, Sweden’s State Epidemiologist, in conversation with Mia Malan, Editor-in-chief at Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism, explore the meaning of science; its promise, ethos and method; the sociology of science; the interplay between the social context and scientific knowledge; and the actual search for a cure.
COVID-19 Conference, Special Session: Making sense of the science
13 July 2020
Scientific developments, adapted technologies, and new collaborative models have evolved rapidly since SARS-CoV-2 was first identified. Building on the science and public health responses from other infectious diseases including SARS, MERS, Ebola and HIV, the existing body of knowledge has been applied to inform and bolstered the urgent response to the challenges posed by SARs-CoV-2. This special session will showcase perspectives from three world leading scientists in the response to COVID-19 including views for the ways forward and prospects for bringing the pandemic under control.
The session will provide updates on the latest science on COVID-19 (epidemiology, infectivity, pathogenesis, incubation period), how the virus affects people as well as address the status of potential treatments and vaccine prospects. The session will also offer an opportunity to learn about the response to COVID-19 across Africa and in the USA, learnings gained from previous pandemics and social and economic consequences of control measures in low and middle-income countries.
Grand Challenges Spotlight Talk I: Salim Abdool Karim
01 November 2019
Grand Challenges Spotlight Talk I: Salim Abdool Karim (Director, Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA))
Falling Walls Conference in Berlin
10 November 2016
Breaking the Wall of HIV Infection: How HIV prevention research can achieve an AIDS-free generation in young women in Africa - Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim