The Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) invited Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) to its 11th Exhibitions on Higher Education that took place between 20-22 July in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. The annual exhibition provides a platform to promote research and development, collaboration, partnerships, build networks and linkages between higher education institutions and industry within Tanzania and beyond.
The event, which was hosted at Karim Jee Hall, provided the opportunity for Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS) to showcase its on-going research prowess, achievements and various innovative techniques developed to tackle infectious diseases.
The Centre showcased various research tools and resources, including the SACIDS Techno-Health Innovative Lab. It also exhibited flyers, posters, books and policy briefs. A community radio demonstration and presentation on digital mobile disease surveillance attracted the attention of many visitors to the event.
The SACIDS booth was privileged to be visited by the (Director General for Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)) Dr. Mshinda, (Deputy Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training), Prof. Msanjila, (Vice-Chancellor of Mzumbe University) Prof. Kusiluka and other dignitaries.
Speaking at the SACIDS booth, Prof Msanjila commended the Centres efforts and its innovative ideas in research activities.
As a result of the exhibition, SACIDS increased its visibility and potential interest in its works.
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