Our work encompasses most aspects of HIV-related work.

Our comprehensive approach to fight HIV is informed by innovative research in HIV prevention technologies and HIV treatment optimisation. Health Systems Strengthening models are used to improve approaches to care and treatment.

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Sexual and reproductive health

We develop reproductive health care strategies to reach populations in need.

We are committed to providing integrated sexual reproductive health (SRH) care that is informed by scientific research. Our strategy includes providing SRH services and information that encompasses family planning, prevention treatment and care of STIs including HIV.

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Vaccine preventable diseases

Vaccines are one of the highest impact health interventions and an increasingly important focus area for Wits RHI.

We are involved in vaccine clinical trials and implementation science. Our goal is to improve vaccines and immunisations so that we will be able to meet the challenges that affect Africa.

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OUR approach

We push boundaries with innovation in health services.

We use a multi-pronged approach to improve health outcomes at both national and a global levels through research, technical assistance, advocacy, policy development and health systems strengthening.

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Latest News

Join Wits RHI in Durban 18-22 July for AIDS 2016 to get the latest information on the innovative and exciting research that we are busy with.

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In collaboration with the SA HIV Clinician’s Society, Wits RHI has launched the Adolescent Handbook and Toolkit for health care providers.

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Anthropologists, Saethre and Stadler provide a unique and nuanced perspective of the reality of a clinical trial that is often hidden from view.

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We are delighted to announce that Professor Helen Rees was awarded the Order of the Baobab in Silver, in recognition of her contributions in the field of medical science and research. The award was presented by President Jacob Zuma on Thursday, 28 April, 2016.

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