Innovation in HIV Prevention Research Workshop

Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation

This two-day scientific training workshop aims to provide research tools, networking, and funding resources for young, local investigators in the HIV prevention field.

Date: 8 to 9 October 2018

Venue: The River Club, Cape Town, South Africa

Lunch and refreshments provided

Deadline for application: Friday, 7 September 2018

The workshop will provide cutting-edge information and demonstrations through plenary sessions including :

  • Addressing gaps in current PrEP and MPT research
  • Developing next-generation products for HIV prevention
  • Novel measures of PrEP product safety and adherence
  • Understanding how end-user research can impact product development and clinical trial design

Participants will gain hands-on training during breakout sessions in:

  • Laboratory endpoints of clinical studies
  • Phase I clinical trial design and implementation
  • Human-centred research methodologies
  • Grant-writing

Applications are open to researchers, scientists, laboratory workers, students and anyone else interested in the field.

Note that all applications will go through a review process by the organising committee.

To apply please send your CV and application form to

Event Start Date: 
Monday, 8 October, 2018
Event End Date: 
Tuesday, 9 October, 2018
Event Type: 
Western Cape

NGO Services

NGO Services