Professor Kogieleum Naidoo receives the Outstanding Female Scientist Prize
The EDCTP Outstanding Female Scientist Prize 2023 was given to Professor Kogieleum Naidoo of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), South Africa. The Prize is awarded to world-leading female scientists in sub-Saharan Africa working on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected infectious diseases. The ceremony took place at the Eleventh EDCTP Forum in Paris, France, during the opening session on 7 November 2023. The prize consists of a recognition trophy and a cash prize of €20,000. The Prize was presented by the French Minister of Higher Education and Research, Ms Sylvie Retailleau.