Women of Worth

The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation is a non-profit organization working to lessen the impact of the HIV epidemic on individuals, families, and communities. We conduct research to find new HIV treatment and prevention tools and provide services such as mobile clinics and HIV education programs. One of our largest projects at the moment is a…

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The Rise Economic Strengthening Programme (ESP)

  That first job?    The excitement of matriculating out of high school can soon become a “what next?” dilemma for many young women.  This is even more difficult for those who were not successful in their examinations.   The DTHF in collaboration with the Department of Health and the Global Fund have sought to address this,…

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Opening of TB Aerobiology Research Centre

We opened a new research facility in Sunnydale, near Masiphumelele, on Wednesday the 20th of February. We have partnered with the community of Masiphumelele for many years. In 2004 we opened a small research centre adjacent to the public clinic. The land was acquired later opposite Masiphumelele High School and a Youth Centre was built, followed…

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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…

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