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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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Congratulations to Petina Musara and Dr. Wadzanai Sameneka!

UZCHS-CTRC would like to congratulate two of our research scientists for leading and publishing two articles in high-impact journals. Published in AIDS and Behavior, Petina Musara led the authorship of a paper on how presenting drug detection levels in blood changed self-reports of study product adherence in the MTN 003 (VOICE) study.  MTN 003-D was […]

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Sharon Maxwell Community Impact Award

In 2015 the community created an award recognizing the diverse and expanding contributions of ACTG CAB members outside the network community commitments. The Sharon Maxwell Community Impact Award honors her over 20 year’s contributions to HIV education and support both in research related groups and for her community and state. This year’s award was won […]

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IMPAACT P1078 Begins in Seke North and St. Mary’s

November and December 2014 were exciting months for Seke North and St. Mary’s CRSs, as they began screening and enrollment into IMPAACT P1078. This study is looking to see if INH (Isonizaid, a medication used to treat or prevent tuberculosis) protects HIV-infected pregnant women and their infants from contracting tuberculosis, and if starting INH during […]

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