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SA centre in Aids gel breakthrough

South African HIV gel trial scoops USAid award

The Centre for the Aids Programme of Research in South Africa has been awarded the USAid Science and Technology Pioneers Prize for its trial showing that an antiretroviral vaginal gel can help to protect women against HIV.

South African team leads study on anti-HIV gel

A South African team of researchers will soon lead a major follow-up clinical trial to confirm the effectiveness and safety of tenofovir gel, an antiretroviral microbicide, which has been proven to reduce HIV infection in women.
Major HIV prevention breakthrough

Anti-Aids gel offers hope

After years of disappointments, South African Aids researchers have announced results from a trial in which a vaginal microbicide appeared to offer promise in preventing HIV infection in women.


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