Christophe Merieux Prize to Quarraisha Abdool Karim
The HIV researcher of South Africa Country, Quarraisha Abdool Karim has received Christophe Merieux Prize. she found a topical gel that can help to stop many women catching the virus.
- along with it, she also got the half a million-euro ($551,000) Prize money for her extraordinary work for the Durban-based Centre for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), which she works as head.
About South Africa –
Capital: Cape Town
Currency: South African rand
President -Cyril Ramaphosa
Deputy President -David Mabuza