October 6, 2019

Day

When the United Nations declared 18 July as Mandela Day, the ethos at its very inception, was the idea that an individual has the ability to transform and impact society. It is most appropriate that we too commemorate the Life of an individual who brought this concept to Light on a daily basis. Dr Charlie...
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Thursday, 18 July 2019: One of SA’s leading research units, the Clinical HIV Research Unit (CHRU), which is part of the Wits Health Consortium, has set up a youth community advisory board to help ensure breakthrough science. This board helps to build public understanding about clinical trials without which advances to treat and end diseases would not...
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Wednesday 27 March 2019: A ground breaking new programme, BEAT Tuberculosis, was launched today in Port Elizabeth. It is a world first in the fight against Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (DR TB) that is expected to slash treatment time-frames, make taking treatment far easier and minimise devastating side-effects. The emergence of DR TB, particularly Rifampicin Resistant...
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Thursday, 24 May 2018: “South Africa is leading the world’s response to the HIV epidemic with major research in the prevention, treatment and care of people living with HIV/AIDS, TB and AIDS-related cancers, particularly cervical cancer. This is leading to breakthroughs and new treatments,” says Professor Ian Sanne, head of the Clinical HIV Research Unit (CHRU), a...
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Monday, 13 August 2018: “South Africa is leading the world’s response to the HIV epidemic with major research in the prevention, treatment and care of people living with HIV/AIDS, TB and AIDS-related cancers, particularly cervical cancer. This is leading to breakthroughs, new treatments and significantly reducing death and disease,” says Professor Ian Sanne, head of the...
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Tuesday, 22 May 2018: “South Africa is leading the world’s response to the HIV epidemic with major research projects in the prevention, treatment and care of people living with HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) leading to breakthroughs and new treatments,” says Professor Ian Sanne, head and principal investigator at the Clinical HIV Research Unit (CHRU), a division of...
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