Rebecca Hodes is one of 200 young South Africans

21 Jun 2010 - 12:00

Rebecca HodesRebecca Hodes was named one of the Mail and Guardian's '200 Young South Africans You Must Take Out For Lunch'. Hodes was selected due to her academic achievements, her work with the Treatment Action Campaign's research department, and her founding of the Students HIV/AIDS Resistance Campaign (the largest student-led HIV organisation in South Africa). Hodes's current research focuses on the problems confronting South Africa's roll-out of antiretroviral treatment. She is also busy converting her doctoral thesis (Oxford, 2008) into a book about HIV on television.