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) has openings for two postdoctoral candidates to join new, innovative teams based at our state-of-the-art facility in Durban, South Africa. We offer the unique opportunity to work on central aspects of HIV and TB infection through access to human tissue samples. The overall focus of our work is to


Mobile phone-connected HIV tests, which link to online prevention and medical care, are being developed by a team involving Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) researchers for use in South African communities hardest hit by HIV. The new £600 000 (R10,5-million) m-Africa collaboration, for which funding was announced recently by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), aims


The Africa Health Research Institute’s Frederick Balagaddé and his team have recently filed two new patents relating to microfluidic device automation and screening for efflux pump displacers. Balagaddé heads up the AHRI Bioengineering Laboratory, which is host to the first microfluidic chip-making foundry in Africa. Our scientists are working to develop high throughput research platforms


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