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Cablegate: Post Approval of Proposed Research

This record is a partial extract of the original cable. The full text of the original cable is not available.

UNCLAS PRETORIA 004598

SIPDIS

HHS PHS WASHDC
CDC ATLANTA GA

DEPT FOR S/GAC, AF/S, AF/EPS, OES, PCI AND IO/T
HHS/PHS FOR OFFICE OF GLOBAL HEALTH AFFAIRS FOR
SA-JONES
HHS/NIH/FIC FOR HFRANCIS
CDC FOR GLOBAL HEALTH OFFICE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAID PREL TBIO OSCI KHIV KSCA SF
SUBJECT: POST APPROVAL OF PROPOSED RESEARCH
PROJECT NO. AI067073-01A1 INVOLVING A FOREIGN
INSTITUTION.

REF: STATE 210291

1.Post welcomes award of subject project No.
AI067073-01A1 involving a foreign institution.
Post notes that foreign grantee institution
(South Africa) is Doris Duke Medical Research
Institute, Durban, with Photini Kiepiela as
Foreign Principal Investigator. Post notes that
investigators have obtained human subjects
assurance identification No. FWA00000678.

2. Proposed award is for a research project
entitled Pathogenesis of Clade C HIV
V
Infection. The scientific objectives of this
project, as outlined in reftel, are important to
South Africa. Post would appreciate receiving a
summary of the project application for its
records. This, as well as research results,
should be conveyed to Health Attache, Gray
Handley, U.S. Embassy Pretoria; office phone
[27] (12) 431-4025. Cellular phone [27] 84-950-
0616.

3.It is anticipated that foreign funding
under this grant will be (All funding to South
Africa): FY 2006, USD 323,082; FY 2007, USD
332,775; FY 2008, USD 342,757; FY 2009, USD
353,041; FY 2010, USD363,633.

4.As project implementation proceeds, Post
would appreciate receiving copies of annual
progress reports prepared by investigators and
submitted to Embassy Health Attaches office.

TEITELBAUM
AUM

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