Quarraisha Abdool Karim

South African researcher

Quarraisha Abdool Karim is an infectious diseases epidemiologist and co-founder and Associate Scientific Director of CAPRISA. She is a Professor in Clinical Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York and Pro-Vice Chancellor for African Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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  • As we experienced with contraceptives, something that you take every day is not for everyone and that's why we have a diversity of contraceptives.
  • As far as women go, there's a lot more we still need to do,"
  • It could only be that the younger girls were having sex with men from the older age group,
  • Aids six or seven years down the line was less of a priority than survival today,

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