Linda-Gail Bekker

Linda-Gail Bekker

Professor of medicine and deputy director of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town


#AIDS2016: New science may put the power to prevent HIV in women's hands

Linda-Gail Bekker

Being able to take a pill discreetly, as women have done with contraceptives since the 1950s, is an HIV prevention revolution.


Turning the tide against TB: Treatment alone won’t work

The global TB rate has been falling by 1.5% per year – far slower than the 10% yearly declines needed to end TB within twenty years.