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Monday,  23 March 2020: “As part of World TB Day on 24 March, we want to send a strong message that TB is not a death sentence. However, it is a very serious disease if left untreated. In addition, those with TB who are not...
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Monday 2 December 2019: As the world focused on World Aids Day yesterday, the Clinical HIV Research Unit (CHRU) is calling on communities in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Durban to take part in ground breaking clinical trials to help end HIV and associated diseases like...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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