SACIDS-ACE Centre Leader is a new ORTARChI Chair

October 12, 2020
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The O.R. Tambo Africa Research Chairs Initiative (ORTARChI) is pleased to announce that it has selected the Initiative’s first ten host institutions and individual research Chairholders. ORTARChI is an initiative of South Africa’s National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), in partnership with the Oliver & Adelaide Tambo Foundation (OATF),…

#HIGHLIGHTS: Capacity strengthening on health surveillance at the Points of Entry in Tanzania

October 6, 2020
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05 October 2020, Morogoro, Tanzania–The Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) in collaboration with the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) through the SACIDS Foundation for One Health (SACIDS Foundation) based at the Sokoine University launched a training on capacity strengthening of the Point of Entry health surveillance using digital platform. The…

Capacity strengthening on health surveillance at the Points of Entry in Tanzania

September 25, 2020
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The International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) require State Parties to meet the specific core capacity requirements for surveillance and response in order to early detect, investigate and respond to all public health risks. To achieve this, health-related information should be collected and shared with the relevant authorities in a timely manner for prompt actions. To…

The RSIF-PASET Programme: Food security and agribusiness at SACIDS Foundation for One Health

September 22, 2020
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Here, Professor Gerald Misinzo and Professor Mark Rweyemamu discuss the potential of the RSIF-PASET Programme The African Union’s Agenda 2063 (The Africa We Want) provides a framework for embarking on long-term institutional reforms needed to reposition the continent as a strategic player in the global economy. The Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa, 2024…

CALL FOR ONE HEALTH DAY 2020 CELEBRATIONS

August 31, 2020
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This year One Health Day celebrations are especially poignant. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, One Health is being recognized and embraced as needed now more that ever. On the zoonotic diseases front the public is beginning to understand that we are now living what the global One Health Community has been teaching and…

ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR THE 38TH TVA CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN ARUSHA AT AICC FROM 10TH TO 12TH DECEMBER 2020

August 21, 2020
The Tanzania Veterinary Association (TVA) is pleased to inform you that the 38th TVA scientific conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at The International Conference Centre (AICC) in Arusha, Tanzania from Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th December 2020.   THEME: Equitable access to veterinary services for improvement of animal health, productivity and welfare   Sub-themes: Public-private…

FARMER’S EXHIBITIONS 2020

August 13, 2020
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SACIDS Team participated at the Annual Agricultural (Nane Nane) exhibitions from 01– 08 August, 2020 SACIDS participated in the Annual Agricultural Exhibition famously known as Nane Nane, in two locations Simiyu (Nationally) and Morogoro (Eastern Zone). The Exhibitions in Nyakabindi Grounds in Simiyu region was officially opened by Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania…

Health research in Africa: Infectious diseases of humans and animals

July 8, 2020
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Gerald Misinzo and Mark Rweyemamu from SACIDS Foundation for One Health provide a detailed look at one health research by the Africa centres of excellence for infectious diseases of humans and animals. In 2016, the World Bank, in partnership with 8 national governments from 8 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (excluding South Africa) selected 108 proposals from which 24 were…