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11 July 2024

Wits RHI to Participate in the 16th International Workshop on Pediatrics & HIV

As part of our pre-conference activities for AIDS 2024, Wits RHI is excited to announce our participation in the 16th International Workshop on Pediatrics & HIV. This hybrid event will be held in Munich, Germany, on 19-20 July 2024, providing a critical platform for leading researchers and practitioners to share…

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11 July 2024

Wits RHI at the 2024 AIDS Conference

Wits RHI at the 2024 AIDS Conference Date: 22-26 July 2024 Location: Munich, Germany We invite you to join Wits RHI for a series of engaging sessions, symposiums, and workshops at the AIDS 2024 Conference hosted by the International AIDS Society (IAS). We will share groundbreaking research and insights into…

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1 July 2024

Deep Dive Session on Heat-Related Health Risks

Wits RHI, as the secretariat for the CHANCE Network, is excited to announce our upcoming webinar aimed at building capacity among researchers and policymakers. Webinar Details: Date: Wednesday, 10th July 2024 Time: 4pm SAST / 5pm EAT / 2pm GMT Title: Impact Beyond the Impact Factor - Moving Beyond Publications…

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1 July 2024

Wits RHI Research Day

We are excited to announce the Wits RHI Research Day on Friday, 13 September 2024. This event will showcase groundbreaking research and innovative projects from our talented researchers. It is a great opportunity to engage with leading experts and gain insights into the latest advancements in health research. Mark your…

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5 June 2024

Prof Sinead Delany-Moretlwe’s Inaugural Lecture

Join us on Monday, 9 September 2024 for the highly anticipated inaugural lecture by Wits RHI's Prof Sinead Delany-Moretlwe. This event marks a significant milestone in our academic calendar, and we invite you to be part of this special occasion. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details. We…

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3 June 2024

Orthogonal Approaches to TB Prevention: Insights on Vaccines from Prof. Lee Fairlie at the 8th SA TB Conference

Prof Lee Fairlie, Director of Maternal and Child Health, is attending the 8th SA TB Conference from 4-6 June 2024. She has been invited as a plenary speaker and will participate in a roundtable discussion on 5th June titled “Orthogonal Approaches to TB Prevention.” This session will explore cutting-edge research…

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6 May 2024

The International Pandemic Sciences Conference 2024

Join Prof. Helen Rees, Executive Director of Wits RHI, presents a keynote address at the International Pandemic Sciences Conference 2024 hosted by the Pandemic Sciences Institute at the University of Oxford. Date: 1-2 July 2024 Location: Online View the programme here Don't miss out on the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge insights…

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5 May 2024

Prof Sinead Delany-Moretlwe Participates in International AIDS Society Webinar on Global STI Trends

On 7 May 2024, Prof Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Director of Research at Wits RHI, joined other prominent experts in an International AIDS Society (IAS) webinar. This virtual event provided insights into the latest global trends in sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the status of Doxycycline post-exposure prophylaxis (DoxyPEP) and its relevance for…

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18 April 2024

The IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Cities

Wits RHI Climate and Health Directorate cordially invites you to join us for an insightful webinar. Topic: The IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Cities Date: Thursday, 25 April 2024 Time: 10:00-11:00 (Harare, Pretoria) / 8:00-9:00 UTC Speaker: Prof. Debra Roberts Previous Co-Chair, IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)…

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11 April 2024

Webinar on Projected Climate Change in Southern Africa

The Wits RHI Climate and Health Directorate warmly invites you to participate in our upcoming webinar: Topic: Projected Climate Change in Southern Africa Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Harare, Pretoria) / 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM UTC Speaker: Dr. Jessica Steinkopf from the Global…

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10 April 2024

Prof Sinead Delany-Moretlwe to Present at Gonococcal Immunoassay and Standards Workshop

  Prof Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, our Director of Research, has been invited to present at the Gonococcal Immunoassay and Standards Workshop at Keble College, University of Oxford, on 11-12 April 2024. This workshop gathers experts in gonococcal infections to discuss research, trends, and standards in immunoassay techniques.

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15 March 2024

Engagement in Implementation Science: How Researchers are Utilizing GPP in Post-clinical Research and Product Introduction

Join us for an insightful webinar on 20 March 2024, from 15:00 to 16:00 SAST | 16:00 to 17:00 EAT | 08:00 to 09:00 ET. Our distinguished panelists, including Nicolette Naidoo, Elzette Rousseau, and Nomfundo Eland Mwanda, will discuss how researchers are leveraging Good Participatory Practice (GPP) in implementation science.…

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8 March 2024

Building a Brand for PrEP: Positioning PrEP in the Hearts and Minds of Young People

Join us on Thursday, 14 March 2024, from 12pm to 1pm GMT for an insightful webinar on "Building a Brand for PrEP: Positioning PrEP in the Hearts and Minds of Young People." As the landscape of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) evolves with new products like oral PrEP, the PrEP ring, and…

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30 November 2023

GPP Implementation Symposium

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30 November 2023

Implementation Science in Adolescent Health Research

Join Wits RHI's experts in tomorrow's panel discussion @ 14:00pm.

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29 November 2023

CHANCE Network Conference 2023 on Climate Change and Health in Africa

Wits RHI’s Climate and Health team of experts will be engaging in a crucial dialogue on "Climate Change and Health in Africa: Accelerating Climate Adaptation & Policy Development for Health" taking place on August 24-25, 2023, in Gaborone, Botswana. This two-day event will foster meaningful discussions among experts, policymakers, and…

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29 November 2023

IBM Research: Invent What’s Next with IBM

IBM Research: Invent What’s Next with IBM Research – Prof Helen Rees is a guest speaker today at @10:00 and Craig Parker from our Climate and Health Team on 5 September 2023 This event will include a series of technical talks, keynotes, and panel discussions by IBM Research technical leaders…

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29 November 2023

Key Populations Transgender Team Shines at Johannesburg Pride 2023

Johannesburg Pride 2023 was a vibrant celebration that united people from all walks of life to honour the LGBTQ+ community, and our Wits RHI team made a significant impact by showing unwavering support. We are incredibly proud of our team's involvement and the positive impact made at Johannesburg Pride. Our…

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29 November 2023

Professor Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, Director of Research Will Be Presenting At The New GIFT Webinar

The Genital Inflammation Test (GIFT), is a low-cost device that detects vaginal inflammation, one of the biggest drivers of HIV risk and adverse pregnancy outcomes in low and middle income countries. It has been co-developed in South Africa by an almost exclusively female team, through collaborative approaches, spanning multiple disciplines.…

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14 November 2023

Wits RHI Ekurhuleni Gophelega Team hosting our CDC Partners

The Wits RHI Ekurhuleni Gophelega Team had the pleasure of hosting our CDC Partners on Tuesday, 14 November 2023 at one of their district sites. Tembisa Main Clinic is a PEPFAR-funded, CDC-supported facility providing HIV testing and ART services in Ekurhuleni. The facility has achieved considerable success in HIV case…

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13 November 2023

The 17th James H.S Gear Memorial Lecture

Prof Helen Rees will deliver the 17th James H.S Gear Memorial Lecture under the theme “Cervical cancer elimination: give us the tools and we will finish the job”. The James H.S. Gear Memorial Lecture is an annual event dedicated to supporting research that advances the field of Medical Virology in…

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10 November 2023

Wits RHI in partnership with AVAC hosted the 2023 GPP Leadership Course at Adelaide Tambo Hall

Wits RHI in partnership with AVAC hosted the 2023 GPP Leadership Course at Adelaide Tambo Hall from the 06th to the 10th of November 2023. Out of 105 applications received 20 emerging GPP leaders and implementers from Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, and South Africa, were selected to participate. The course…

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23 August 2023

GPP in HIV Prevention Trials

Join our GPP team today for an exciting webinar addressing what it means to lead Good Participatory Practice in clinical trials. Click or copy the link below to your browser to register for the webinar: https://ow.ly/ZXgW50PBSbt  

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1 July 2023

IAS Conference on HIV Science 2023

We are excited to be part of IAS 2023, the 12th IAS Conference on HIV Science! Join us virtually and in Brisbane, Australia from 23 to 26 July 2023. This influential event at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre will showcase ground breaking HIV research from around the world. Wits…

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30 June 2023

11th SA AIDS Conference

Satellite Session for Sexually transmitted infections in pregnancy: Towards best practice  

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21 June 2023

Join us at SA Aids 2023

The 11th SAAIDS Conference 2023, under the Theme: Act, Connect and End the Epidemic will be at the Durban ICC on the 20th - 23rd June, 2023. Now, more than ever before, we need to ACT to end an epidemic that has been a part of our lives for decades.…

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30 January 2023

Save The Date: Meeting the healthcare needs of today

Wits RHI is thrilled to be part of the 11th SA AIDS Conference and will be having a team of technical experts involved from track chairs, to invited speakers, hosted satellite sessions, an array of oral and poster presentations, and lastly to showcase our Institute as an exhibitor at stand…

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