Celebrating 40 years of Collaboration and groundbreakng research

The University of Nairobi and University of Manitoba are marking the 40th anniversary of a research collaboration that has produced life-changing discoveries on HIV/AIDS and other STIs.

This climacteric was celebrated on January 27, 2020, at the University of Nairobi STD/HIV/SRH Collaborative Research Group meeting at the Mayfair, Nairobi. 

This UM/UoN Collaboration began in 1980, when Dr. Herbert Nzanze, head of the department of medical microbiology at the University of Nairobi, invited Dr. Allan Ronald, a University of Manitoba research pioneer in the field of infectious diseases (now a distinguished professor emeritus), to Nairobi to study sexually transmitted chancroid infections.

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