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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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. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jia2.25685?utm_campaign=6691999799-jias-table-of-contents-october-v23-i11-v1_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_source=JIAS&utm_term=0_2d3aa1a152-6691999799-104027649#.YFIsdrlmRw0.twitter  

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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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Obituaries

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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Research Training Opportunity

CONRAD, in partnership with the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences Clinical Trials Research Centre, invites young investigators in HIV prevention research to apply for one of two exciting opportunities: 1:  research funding opportunity 2: research training opportunity Click the links below to download Application forms Seed funding application form Fellowship opportunity form    

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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 (www.conrad.org) 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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