23Mar 2017

Pioneering research tests why some TB bacteria survives treatment

Pioneering research tests why some TB bacteria survives treatment Patience Shumba working in a lab with one of the SANTHE supervisors – Dr Jaclyn Mann Meet Patience Shumba. She is a Master’s degree student whose ambition is to contribute to the development of a shorter treatment regime for tuberculosis....

23Mar 2017

The art of science: Africa Health Research Institute hosts an exhibition of the Wellcome Image Awards 2017

The art of science: Africa Health Research Institute hosts an exhibition of the Wellcome Image Awards 2017 Twenty-two of the world’s most incredible science images are on display at SANTHE’s Lead Institute - the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) - in Durban, South Africa for the next month. The...

09Feb 2017

Do HIV patients recover completely after long term treatment?

People who are HIV positive are likely to develop age-related conditions sooner than those who don’t have the disease. “When HIV began, people were worried about dying. But with ARVs [anti-retroviral drugs], people are living longer and science is discovering other challenges brought by the disease,” says Damalie Nakanjako, a...

03Feb 2017

APHRC included in 2016 list of top global think tanks

APHRC included in 2016 list of top global think tanks The African Population and Health Research Center was on 26 January ranked among some of the world’s leading think tanks and research institutions, due largely to its continued commitment to promoting an evidence-informed approach to policymaking in global health....

30Jan 2017

SANTHE's Prof Thumbi Ndung'u wins $2.8 million Gilead grant

SANTHE's Prof Thumbi Ndung'u wins $2.8 million Gilead grant Thumbi Ndung'u, SANTHE Programme Director, has been awarded a $2,842,000 USD grant by Gilead Sciences for a project entitled “The FRESH study: Females Rising through Education, Support and Health (FRESH) Acute HIV Infection Cohort”. This is a cut of the $22...

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