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South Africa: Virtually There, by Bill Gates

21 September 2016

If you could shuffle all of the homes in the world like a deck of cards so that people in wealthy countries lived side by side with people from poor countries, it would transform the world’s fight against pov...

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Professors Robin Wood and Linda–Gail Bekker have won the 2014 Alan Pifer Award

9 April 2015

The Alan Pifer Award was granted to them for excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV–related diseases and infections in Southern Africa. Their journey has taken them from the dark days of AIDS denial to an important moment in the history of the epidemic. "What got me into this work," says Professor Linda-Gail Bekker, deputy director of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, "...

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Weber-Parkes Trust Medal

17 October 2014

Join us in warmly congratulating our Director, Prof Robin Wood, on his recently being awarded the Weber-Parkes Medal from the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom. This is in recognition for his substantial contribution to the fight against tuberculosis. The Weber-Parkes Trust Medal was founded in 1895 by a gift from Dr Hermann Weber in memory of Dr Alexander Parkes. This endowment...

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