Prof Nelesh Govender

Prof Nelesh Govender heads the Centre for HAIs, AMR and Mycoses at South Africa’s National Institute for Communicable Diseases and is an Associate Professor at WITS University in Johannesburg. Trained as a pathologist and medical mycologist, he also runs the national reference laboratory for fungal diseases. Areas of research: Surveillance for AIDS-related mycoses and healthcare-associated infections; evaluation of large-scale public health interventions