SA–SWISS Nanomedicine (TB & HIV/AIDS)Symposium

South Africa faces a large burden of diseases consisting of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), cancer, malaria and many other poverty related diseases. The country has the most serious HIV/AIDS epidemic in the world, with over 6 million people living with the condition. It has a largest antiretroviral therapy group in the world, with more than 3 million people.

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South Africa plays an important role in the ‘Hydrogen Economy’ in an effort to establish clean and reliable alternative energy sources. Hydrogen energy is being considered as one of the most plausible choices for alternative energy and as an energy-carrier, due to the abundance of elemental hydrogen on the planet.

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A variety of sources are available for energy collection in natural world. One of the available renewable energy resources is solar energy, which is by far the most abundant. More energy is provided to the Earth by sunlight radiation within one hour than is consumed yearly by the entire human civilisation across the world.

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