Gita Ramjee

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Gita Ramjee
Born
Gita Parekh

(1956-04-08)8 April 1956
Died31 March 2020(2020-03-31) (aged 63)
NationalitySouth African
Alma materUniversity of Sunderland
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Known forHIV research
Microbicides
Spouse(s)Pravin Ramjee
Scientific career
FieldsMedicine, Pediatrics, HIV
InstitutionsSouth African Medical Research Council

Gita Ramjee FRCPE (née Parekh; 8 April 1956 – 31 March 2020) was a Ugandan-South African scientist and researcher in HIV prevention. In 2018, she was awarded the ‘Outstanding Female Scientist’ award from the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership.[1]

Ramjee died in Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa, from COVID-19 related problems on 31 March 2020.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Professor Gita Ramjee receives prestigious scientific award". SAMRC. 28 September 2018.
  2. "Professor Gita Ramjee, world-renowned HIV scientist, dies of Covid-19 complications". Daily Maverick. 1 April 2020.