Henry Sunpath

Dr Sunpath  has been head of the Clinical department of Medicine at McCord Hospital in Durban from 2002.He is a public health researcher and consultant in HIV Medicine.He qualified as a specialist physician in Family Medicine  and has obtained a Maters Public Health at UKZN. He has several  publications  in the management of patients failing ART, HIV/TB coinfection and  PLHIV who present with advanced disease. He has treated PLHIV since 1993 when  working in the KZN public sector hospitals as a registrar in internal medicine. His current PhD research involves describing unique genotypic resistance mutations in subtype C –HIV infection and their impact on  the choice of ART regimens in SA. He is affiliated with  the academic programme  at the Infectious Disease unit and Dept of Family Medicine at the Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine. Together with the Center for AIDS research at Harvard University and the HAST unit in KZN-DOH he has organised the  Annual workshop of Advanced clinical care (AWACC)-AIDS being held in Durban for the last 7 years. He is the  director of MEDICATE –AIDS (Medical ,Clinical & Academic Teaching) that  trains  health care workers for clinical and research work in KZN.