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SAFM Radio Interview with Prof. Tulio de Oliveira on their HIV Drug Resistance and Transmission Research and Award

SAFM - 2013-11-03

Radio interview by Sisanda Jonas at SAfm weekend pmlive show 3 Nov 2013

Interview Questions:

** Briefly explain the work you do at the UKZN's Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies

** Recently you and Professor Frank Tanser showed that antiretroviral treatment can decrease HIV-1 transmission; however the success of the national treatment programme is threatened by rapid drug resistance.... and you have also highlighted that the attention of the management of individual patients with resistance strains has been neglected.... elaborate on this and how serious is the problem of HIV drug resistance in South Africa?

** Your ground-breaking study published in the leading scientific journals, Science and Nature indicated that genomic data, which can be used for the clinical management of patients with resistance strains and to understand patterns of HIV transmission, can now be produced cost effectively, locally...briefly take us through your findings?

** In light of this what is the significance of this funding , how will it help your work, what will it allow you to do?

** What is the long term goal of your work and what is the importance of understanding these complex problems and the benefit for Southern Africa?

Listen to the 5 minutes interview by Prof. Tulio de Oliveira:

Links:

http://www.bioafrica.net/newmedia/TuliodeOliveiraSAFM.mp3

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Contact: Prof. Tulio de Oliveira, Tel: +27 31 260 4898, Email: tuliodna@gmail.com & deoliveira@ukzn.ac.za

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