- “Preventing HIV infection in Young Women : Key to an AIDS free Generation”
- Modise, Theodorah
- Karim, Quarraisha Abdool Prof.
- The UJ Faculty of Health Sciences and the UJ Transformation Unit in partnership with the UJ Library invite you to a public lecture on “Preventing HIV infection in Young Women: Key to an AIDS free Generation” by Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim is the 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO “For Women in Science” Laureate for Africa and the Arab States Award Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim is the Associate Scientific Director of CAPRISA (Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa). Her research has focused on understanding the evolving HIV epidemic in South Africa and globally; factors influencing acquisition of HIV infection in adolescent girls and young women; and sustainable strategies to introduce ART in resource-constrained settings. Notably she was the Principal Investigator of the landmark CAPRISA 004 tenofovir gel trial which provided proof of concept for the use of anti-retrovirals to prevent HIV infection in women highlighted by Science as one of the Top 10 scientific breakthroughs in 2010. Her membership include: National Academy of Medicine (USA); African Academy of Science (Vice-President, Southern Africa), Academy of Science of South Africa; and the Royal Society of South Africa. DATE 17 August 2016 TIME 12:00 VENUE Chinua Achebe Auditorium (6th Floor), APK Library University of Johannesburg (corner Kingsway and University Road, Auckland Park) RSVP By Wednesday 16 August 2016 to Theodorah Modise on email@example.com / 011 559 2264.
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