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What does PHRU stand for?

PHRU stands for Perinatal HIV Research Unit (est. 1996; South Africa)

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Professor Glenda Gray, head of the perinatal HIV Research Unit at Witwatersrand University, said the efficacy of the combination prime-boost vaccine paved the way for future designs--'it's exciting because it means that a vaccine is attainable'.
Researchers from the University of California--San Francisco, Ibis Reproductive Health, the University of Zimbabwe, the Medical Research Council of South Africa and the Perinatal HIV Research Unit of South Africa are studying the diaphragm's effectiveness in reducing transmission of HIV and other STIs, as well as its long-term acceptability, safety and feasibility of use with lubricant gels.
As a result, a unique collaboration was established between an ethics and law research unit, (the HIV/AIDS Vaccines Ethics Group--HAVEG); members of the UCT REC, and researchers at the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, Cape Town, and the Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Soweto.