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Gairdner Global Health Laureate (2020), Dr. Quairraisha Abdool Karim

Friday, October 29, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Online by zoom
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Queen's University will be hosting a virtual lecture by Dr. Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Recipient of the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award (2020), for the “discovery that antiretrovirals prevent sexual transmission of HIV, which laid the foundations for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), the HIV prevention strategy that is contributing to the reduction of HIV infection in Africa and around the world”, on Friday, October 29th from 10:00-11:00 am.

NEW:  In addition to talking about her ground-breaking research, Dr. Abdool Karim will also speak about her more recent experiences with COVID-19.

Registration is required.

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