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In memoriam: Professor James Gita Hakim (1954 to 2021)

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 [1].

Characterized as a dignified gentleman, sage confidant, an excellent cardiologist and clinician, a consummate researcher and mentor, a brilliant academic, humanitarian and an all‐round wonderful human being, James was a scientific giant in the HIV community and instrumental in putting HIV research and science in sub‐Saharan Africa on the map, driving studies that had both regional and global relevance and impact.

Born in Sudan and trained in Uganda, Kenya, Germany and Australia, James was passionate about enhancing clinical and research capacity in his adopted country, Zimbabwe until his untimely death on 26 January 2021.


Call for Application for the short course - 'Introduction to Global Health'

Call for Application for the short course - 'Introduction to Global Health' offered by the Department of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa – for 2021 (April-June). The Department of Global Health collaborates across disciplines and sectors to address complex health problems.

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Director position, Health Systems Research Unit, South African MRC

The Health Systems Research Unit at the South African Medical Research Council is seeking a new Director to lead a portfolio of multidisciplinary health systems and policy research. Read the full details at the link below.

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