K-RITH and Africa Centre have joined to form a new interdisciplinary institute, called the Africa Health Research Institute. Click here to read more.



K-RITH’s Farina Karim, Gary Parker and Alex Pym presented a poster on their research into tuberculosis recurrence in children at the recent South African Aids Conference in Durban. TB recurrence is defined as a new TB episode occurring after cure, or after treatment completion for a first or prior TB episode. While we know that


The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) has awarded K-RITH investigator Adrie Steyn a three-year Collaborating Centre Award. The award is one of 10 that the SAMRC is funding in South Africa, which will see the establishment of TB and HIV Collaborating Centres. The SAMRC says the awards were motivated by their realisation that enhanced


K-RITH hosted the fifth edition of its Interactive Biostatistics Course in May. Dr Lori Chibnik, PhD, MPH, a biostatistician and Assistant Professor at Harvard University, returned to teach the popular course. This time she was joined by Dr Vanessa Xanthakis, PhD, a biostatistician and Assistant Professor at Boston University. The course was well attended with


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