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Prof Bukusi: The weapons we will use to defeat HIV

Kemri's chief research officer has led ground-breaking development of female-initiated methods of HIV prevention

In Summary

• Countries with punitive laws punish, ignore, stigmatise and leave key populations

• Bukusi wants to make a difference and give back, plus build local research capacity

HIV is not an easy virus to defeat. At least 1.5 million Kenyans are living with the virus and 36,000 are added to the number every year. 

Thankfully, nearly all Kenyans who test positive are ...