In sub-Saharan Africa, adolescent girls and young women between the ages of 15-24 accounted for 25% of new HIV infections among adults in 2016. (2) Classically, this group undergoes a debut of freedom and experimentation. New pressures from peers around sex, relationships, alcohol and drugs can all put this population at higher risk of health…Details
This World AIDS Day 2017, the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (Cape Town, South Africa) has partnered with Butler’s Pizza (website here) for World AIDS Day 2017. For the week around World AIDS Day (27 November – 3 rd December), anyone in the Cape Town Butler’s Pizza delivery zone can phone Butler’s Pizza and have the option…Details
The Tutu Teen Truck is a non-traditional health clinic on the back of a truck. This free service is not restricted to one place as it drives to different locations in Cape Town, delivering free healthcare to young people between 12-24 years. It targets areas that adolescents can find easily in limited-resource settings such as near…Details
The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) at the University of Cape Town, in partnership with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), invites ambitious research fellows to undertake adolescent research in an exciting flagship HIV research programme. The IAVI Fellowship grant applications can be made following the instructions in the flyer below.