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ICASA 2023

Highlights of an Inaugural Memorial Lecture for the Late Prof James Gita Hakim at ICASA 2023, VIP Lounge at the Rainbow Towers in Harare Zimbabwe on 4th of Dec 2023.  In summary, Prof ZM Chirenje shared that the late Prof. James Hakim was an outstanding African researcher who dedicated his life to clinical & scientific […]

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Prof ZM Chirenje awarded

Prof ZM Chirenje was awarded the ZiMA Annual Excellence Award in Research at a ceremony hosted at the ZiMA annual Conference Presidential Dinner at Cresta Lodge Msasa, Harare, on Saturday 30th of Sept 2023.This award was in recognition of his remarkable achievements and exceptional contributions to the Zimbabwe Medical fraternity. The CTRC joins the rest […]

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HIV/AIDS researchers help to drive positive societal change.

Reported by Clemence Manyukwe  31 August 2023. While still in high school, Zimbabwean Dr Pamela Mukwekwerere wrote in a motivation letter for selection to the country’s junior parliament that she wanted to be part of the team that would eventually discover a cure for HIV/AIDS. Years later, she is a medical officer at the University […]

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The 5th AFREhealth Symposium 2022

The CTU would like to congratulate members of staff who participated at the 5th African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) Symposium which was held from the 2nd to the 4th of  August 2022 in Harare, Zimbabwe. The theme of the conference was: COVID-19 pandemic and post-pandemic issues for health professions education, research, […]

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Tsungai Mhembere Annual Medical Research Day 2021 award

The CTU would like to congratulate Tsungai Mhembere (Pharmacist of Records, HFC CRS) who was awarded the Abraham Harid prize for the Best Clinical Paper at the University of Zimbabwe-Annual Medical Research Day 2021 held on Saturday 16 Oct 2021 for the abstract titled:- Mitigating Covid-19 related disruption of clinical research operations through routine risk […]

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Commitment Award

Congratulations to Evah Ncube nee Murwa on receiving an award for her commitment as a Pharmacy Technician at the Pharmacist Council of Zimbabwe(PCZ) Conference held in Victoria Falls on 07 – 10 October 2021 . This is the 2nd time the PCZ has held such a conference, and Evah is the only Pharmacy Technician to […]

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Study: Adolescent girls and young women can and will use HIV prevention products with consistency

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Jul 15 2021 Adolescent girls and young women can and will use HIV prevention products with consistency, according to interim results of a study of two different methods: daily use of the antiretroviral (ARV) tablet Truvada® as oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and the monthly dapivirine vaginal ring, a new HIV prevention product currently […]

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