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



The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is seeking highly motivated and outstanding individuals, with a strong interest in qualitative research, to join our two-week long Qualitative Interviewer Training Programme. Preference will be given to candidates who are resident and a member of a homestead from within our Population Intervention Platform Study Area (PIPSA) whose boundaries


New research published in the Lancet HIV shows that linking HIV infected people to clinical care and treatment is a critical gap in the South African Health Department’s HIV treatment programme in rural KwaZulu-Natal. The research utilises one of the most comprehensive clinical and population surveillance databases in the world in order to quantify each


Children’s schooling may improve parental health, according to researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Heidelberg Institute of Public Health, University College London and the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI). Using longitudinal data from the AHRI population research site in rural KwaZulu-Natal, researchers found that parents whose offspring had higher schooling had improved


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