New Gonorrhoea Treatment Shows Positive Results in Trial Sponsored by Non-Profit Partnership

2 November 2023

Positive results announced in largest pivotal phase 3 trial of a first-in-class oral antibiotic to treat uncomplicated gonorrhoea.

Our team at Wits RHI was proud to contribute to the success of this study in South Africa. Well done to the team !!!

Prof Sinead Delany-Moretlwe, principal investigator for the trial in South Africa, said that the trial had been conducted under difficult circumstances during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The huge investment in HIV trial infrastructure has really given South African scientists the capacity to do trials in infectious diseases and to yield results that can be submitted to a range of regulatory authorities”. # gonorrhoea

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