The work of TF CARES depends on successful collaboration between skilled and dedicated partners, including:

Yale School of Medicine

Founded in 1810, the Yale School of Medicine is a world-renowned center for biomedical research, education and advanced health care. The School of Medicine consistently ranks among the handful of leading recipients of research funding from the National Institutes of Health and other organizations supporting the biomedical sciences. The Yale AIDS Program, part of the School of Medicine, focuses on the health and specialized needs of people at risk for and living with HIV and opportunistic infections, including TB, and provides prevention, care, and treatment for people in the United States and World-wide.

University of KwaZulu-Natal

The Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine is the medical school of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa. This year the school celebrates its 60 year anniversary. Over the past ten years, the School of Medicine has gained renown for its TB research institutions, including the Doris Duke Research Institute and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV.


Philanjalo is a registered NGO operating in the rural area of Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal, the province hardest hit by the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. Philanjalo’s mission is to improve the quality of life of those families and their members facing problems associated with life-threatening disease in Msinga and the surrounding areas.

KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health’s mission is to develop a sustainable, coordinated, integrated and comprehensive health system at all levels, based on the primary health care approach through the district health system