HIV/TB Centres

The SAMRC’s HIV/TB Centres, based at various South African universities and institutions, focus on two of the country’s leading health concerns: HIV and Tuberculosis (TB).

For more information on the Centre’s current programmes, contact the Centre Directors:

Advancing Care and treatment (ACT) for TB/HIV
Contact: Prof Gavin Churchyard
Tuberculosis Collaborating Centre for Child Health (TB-CHILD)
Contact: Prof Mark Nicol
Centre for Tuberculosis Biomarker-Targeted Intervention
Contact: Ass Prof Mark Hatherill
Tygerberg SAMRC Collaborating centre for HIV Laboratory Research
Contact: Prof Wolfgang Preiser
Clinical and Community HIV-Tuberculosis Research Collaborating Centre
Contact: Ass Prof Graeme Meintjes
Soweto Matlosana SAMRC Collaborating Centre for HIV/AIDS and TB
Contact: Dr Neil Martinson
Centre for Basic and Translational Human TB Research
Contact: Prof Adrie Steyn
Wits Clinical HIV/TB Research Unit, WITS Health Consortium
Contact: Associate Professor Ian Sanne
TB Free through Research and Innovation
Contact: Prof Keertan Dheda
Wits RHI Collaborating Centre for HIV/AIDS
Contact: Prof Helen Rees