Graduation Day The Zimele project graduated their first group of participants from the Women of Worth programme in a ceremony held at Phillipi Village, Cape Town on the 18th of May 2018. The Women of Worth team is excited to announce that since this event over 110 participants have graduated from the programme. The graduation ceremonies…Details
The Desmond Tutu HIV Centre and the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation are delighted to announce the 2018-19 Tutu PhD Candidate, Tracey Naledi MBChB, FCPHM. Tracey is a public health specialist with 17 years experience in the public health and NGO sectors in South Africa and Botswana. She has worked in the area of…Details
17 May 2018: Conversations surrounding International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
On the 17th of May 2018, countries around the world will gather in celebration of the annual International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). This follows the unanimous decision made by prominent LGBTQ organisations that this year’s IDAHOTB theme would be “Alliances for Solidarity”. Since its conceptualisation in 2004, May 17 is now celebrated in more than 130 countries. These mobilisations unite millions of people in support…Details
Results from innovative tuberculosis vaccine trial show potential for new BCG revaccination strategies and hope for subunit vaccines.
Scientists from the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) based at the University of Cape Town and the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation have presented the findings of an innovative clinical trial that provides encouraging new evidence that TB vaccines could prevent sustained TB infections in high-risk adolescents. The results were presented at the 5th Global…Details