Africans leading the research effort to control HIV and COVID-19 in Africa: The INTEREST Conference, Kampala, Uganda

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to 25.3 million (67%) of the global total of 37.7 million people living with HIV infection (UNAIDS 2021). To control the epidemic in Africa, it is essential that solutions for Africa be generated and implemented in Africa. The INTEREST Conference –now in its sixteenth year– is an excellent example of international cooperation intended to advance the fight against HIV in Africa by cultivating African scientists and stimulating innovative solutions on the continent. Read more here.