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Thursday 3 December 2020: One of South Africa’s foremost tuberculosis (TB) researchers, Dr Francesca Conradie, a principal investigator at the Clinical HIV Research Unit (CHRU), has called for a renewed focus on TB testing in South Africa to help find new TB cases that ‘went missing’ during the Covid-19 lockdown. TB testing, the mainstay of...
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26 November 2020: Joburg citizens over the age of 60 are being asked to volunteer for a COVID-19 investigational vaccine clinical trial at the Clinical HIV Research Unit’s (CHRU) Helen Joseph Hospital clinical research site in Johannesburg. This is a testing site for the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s Phase 3 clinical research...
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The Clinical HIV Research Unit is committed to keeping all its stakeholders and the communities with which it works up to date with accurate information from the National Department of Health in South Africa about COVID-19 in this country. https://sacoronavirus.co.za/
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Tuberculosis is a global pandemic, killing someone approximately every 21 seconds — about 1.5 million in 2018 alone.
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Informed and engaged communities make new TB medicines possible.
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SA is leading the world`s response to the HIV epidemic with major research projects in the prevention, treatment and care of people living.
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A new ground breaking program which was established to slash treatment time frames for drug resistant TB.
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Witkoppen Community Advisory Board (CAB) executive member Nkululeko Masuku took part in a clinical trial to test new and better treatments for TB. He made a full recovery, supported by the professional team at the Clinical HIV Research Unit. Watch this short video here about how he battled and overcame TB, despite losing his brother...
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