Funeka Bango’s PhD Proposal

The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre has a number of PhD candidates, one of whom is Funeka Bango, who recently presented her research proposal at UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences. The title of Bango’s PhD is Economic evaluation of multicomponent interventions within complex systems: Improving the sexual and reproductive health of school going adolescent girls in…

Gamification Study Shows Promising Results for Mobile-based ART Adherence Support

  Ndumiso Madubela, a PhD candidate with the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation and the University of Cape Town, presented his findings at the DTHF research meeting. Madubela’s current research focuses on identifying interventions that not only meet the needs of young people, specifically men, but tailored services needed in lower socio-economic communities. More than 30…

Celebrating Mandela Day – DTHF partners with Legends Barbershop

The South African Health News Service Tutu Truck – Get a haircut after HIV test health-e.org.za/2019/07/17/get-a-haircut-while-testing-for-hiv-at-the-tutu-truck/ July 17, 2019 Some men say they avoid health checks because they’re ‘female-centric and uninviting’. The newly-launched Amajita Tutu Truck seeks to change that. Western Cape – The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation has introduced the Amajita Tutu Truck to…

Annual Steve Lawn Memorial Lecture

SAVE the date!   Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation along with UCT Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine & London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will be hosting the Annual Steve Lawn Memorial Lecture on the 20th of March. We are also pleased to announce the 2019 lecturer will…

Commemorating Professor Bongani Mayosi

30 July 2018 Commemorating Professor Bongani Mayosi South Africa has lost a great physician. Professor Bongani Mayosi was an eminent cardiologist and cardiac researcher and at 51 there was still so much he might have contributed to medical knowledge.    Bongani held himself, his profession and those in his circle to a high standard that put the…