14Jun 2017

DELTAS Africa Annual Meeting 2017

DELTAS Africa Annual Grantees Meeting 2017 The WACCBIP team On 3-5 July the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) will host the Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa Annual Grantees Meeting in Accra, Ghana. Launched in 2015 by the African Academy of Sciences...

16May 2017

SANTHE’s Dr Zaza Ndhlovu awarded $650 000 research scholarship

SANTHE’s Dr Zaza Ndhlovu awarded $650 000 research scholarship Dr Zaza Ndhlovu, Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE) Researcher/Supervisor and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the HIV Pathogenesis Programme (HPP) of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), has been selected for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s (HHMI) International Research...

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...

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