National award for Coovadia

2014-09-12 00:00

PROFESSOR Hoosen (Jerry) Coovadia (pictured) has been awarded this year’s National Research Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.

The award was presented at a ceremony at the NRF’s headquarters in Pretoria yesterday.

Coovadia is a director at Maternal, Adolescent and Child Health Systems which supports the KZN Department of Health in providing HIV, TB and related diseases treatment, prevention and care services in the eThekwini and uMkhanaykude districts.

He chairs the board of the KZN Children’s Hospital Trust and is a commissioner for the National Planning Commission for the Presidency.

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