Research programme launched in PE to help to eradicate Drug Resistant TB worldwide

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…

SA’s HIV/AIDS clinical trials lead to registration of over 30 life-saving drugs and 95% reduction in mortality

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…