7th SA TB Conference 2022

Join us ON-SITE: 13 - 16 September 2022          

Committee

Conference Chair: Prof Willem Hanekom Executive director, Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI)

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07/04/2022, 08:57 AM

Prof Willem Hanekom is the executive director of the Africa Health Research Institute in KwaZulu-Natal. He is a clinician-scientist who trained in medicine and paediatrics in South Africa and in paediatric...   More









Track 1 Chair: Dr Hlumani Ndlovu

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07/04/2022, 08:59 AM

Dr Hlumani Ndlovu is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town in the Department of Integrative Biomedical Sciences. His research focus is on identifying molecular factors that drive tissue pathology...   More





Track 1 Co-chair: Dr Al Leslie


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07/04/2022

Dr Al Leslie is a faculty member at the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) and holds a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellowship at the University College of London (UCL). Originally from the UK, he moved to South Africa in 2012 to pursue his research. His group is focused on understanding the immunopathology of TB in the human lung with the goal of developing novel diagnostics and treatments.

He also has a strong research focus on studying the immunology of sub-clinical TB to uncover the immune correlates of natural protection from TB, which are essential to inform rational vaccine design.



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Track 2 Chair: Dr Angelique Luabeya

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07/04/2022, 09:03 AM

Dr Angelique Luabeya trained as a medical doctor at the University of Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She completed her master’s degree in Epidemiology at the University of London. She worked as...   More








Track 2 Co-chair: Prof Violet Chihota

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07/04/2022, 09:04 AM

Prof Violet Chihota is a Chief Specialist Scientist at The Aurum Institute, Johannesburg South Africa. She received her MSc in Medical Microbiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, a...   More





Track 3 Chair: Dr Marian Loveday

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07/04/2022, 09:05 AM

Dr Marian Loveday is a public health researcher at the South African Medical Research Council with expertise in health systems, implementation and clinical research in TB, RR-TB and HIV. Recently her research...   More





Track 3 Co-chair: Prof Salome Charalambous

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07/04/2022, 09:06 AM

Prof Salome Charalambous is the Group Chief Scientific Officer at the Aurum Institute. She is a South African medical doctor with an MSc and PhD in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical...   More








Track 4 Chair: Associate Prof Sizulu Moyo

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07/04/2022, 09:01 AM

Associate Prof Sizulu Moyo (MBChB, MPH, Ph.D.) is a Research Director at the Human Sciences Research Council. Her work on TB focuses on case finding and surveillance, and on bridging the clinical and social...   More





Track 4 Co-chair: Russel Rensburg

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07/04/2022, 09:02 AM

Russell Rensburg is a health activist working towards equitable health access to quality health care for rural and underserved communities. He has over 15 years' experience working on health systems...   More





Committee member: Dr Norbert Ndjeka

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07/04/2022, 09:08 AM

Dr Norbert Ndjeka is a Specialist in Family Medicine. He serves as Director Drug-Resistant TB, TB and HIV, Department of Health, South Africa. He is also the Chair of the rGLC-Afro. He previously worked as:...   More