K-RITH – Kwazulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV


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K-RITH (Kwazulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV) is a tuberculosis and HIV research institute in Durban, South Africa. The Institute is a collaboration of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. K-RITH’s 7-story research facility is situated on the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine Campus at UKZNand opened on 9 October 2012.

K-RITH’s Mission is to conduct basic science research on the human biology of tuberculosis, HIV, and HIV/TB co-infection and to develop new tools to control diseases. KwaZulu-Natal has high rates of TB, multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDRTB), HIV, and HIV/TB co-infection. K-RITH will encompass scientists from around the world, being both a local and global institution. By having a research institute in an area where people are directly affected, the science conducted can have real-life applications, and encourage science to residents of the area.



Type:
Research and Teaching Institution

Region:
Southern Africa

Officially based in:
South Africa

Contact Details

K-RITH is located in the port city of Durban on South Africa’s east coast on the campus of the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Physical Address:
K-RITH Tower Building, level 3
Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine
719 Umbilo Road, Durban, 4001

General telephone: +27 31 260 4991
Fax: +27 31 260 4203
E-mail: info@k-rith.org

Mailing address:
Private Bag X7
Congella, 4013, South Africa