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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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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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IAS Remembers Professor J G Hakim

IAS – the International AIDS Society – alongside the HIV community, mourn the untimely loss of Professor James Gita Hakim, MBChB, MMed, MMedSci, FRCP, PGDipHPE to COVID‐19‐related complications. Follow the link below.  Journal of the International AIDS Society.  

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Award established to honor Dr James G Hakim

March 11, 2021 Photo courtesy of the International AIDS Society A new award is being established to honor the late scientist, Dr. James G. Hakim, who died of COVID-19 in January 2021. The late scientist Dr. James G. Hakim will be memorialized through an annual award to be established in his name. Follow the link […]

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Women’s Day: ‘I did it, you too, can lead in any field’

  Today, Zimbabwe joins the world in celebrating the International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021. Celebrated on March 8 each year, this year’s theme is ‘Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.’ On International Women’s Day, as the world battles with Covid-19, The Herald spoke to inspiring women who have made a […]

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Obituary -Prof James Gita Hakim James G. Hakim, MBChB, MRCP, was a Professor of Medicine; formerly Chair of Medicine at the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences and adjunct Professor at the University of Colorado, Denver, USA. He was a cardiologist and an outstanding researcher who was passionate about eradication of HIV/AIDS through HIV […]

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Innovation in HIV Prevention Research Workshop

The University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences Clinical Trials Research Centre (UZCHS-CTRC,) in partnership with CONRAD ( through the USAID-funded NIX HIV cooperative agreement (AID-OAA-A-17-00014,) hosted a regional conference, Innovation in HIV Prevention Research Workshop, on the 21-22nd of August 2019 at the Cresta Lodge, Harare, Zimbabwe. As part of the research program, NIX HIV aims […]

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UZCHS-CTRC Hosts Regional Conference, April 2018

The University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences Clinical Trial Research Centre hosted a regional conference on the 26-27th of April 2018 at the Cresta Lodge, Harare, Zimbabwe. The conference, Adherence to HIV Prevention and Treatment: Key Populations in Zimbabwe and sub-Saharan Africa, focused specifically on adolescents and young women, and served as a valuable […]

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