SACIDS Genomics Sequencing Webinar

August 26, 2021
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The SACIDS Foundation for One Health (SACIDS) in partnership with Connecting Organizations for Regional Disease Surveillance (CORDS) and Ending Pandemics will be hosting a webinar on genomics for managing SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19 and other epidemics in Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia. Title: The Role of Genomic Epidemiology in COVID-19 Response:  CORDS Network Experiences…

PhD Scholarships- Fourth Call for applications is open

August 25, 2021
The Partnership for skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (PASET) is an African-led initiative with the goal of strengthening skills in the Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology to further socio-economic transformation in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund (RSIF) is the flagship program of PASET. RSIF focuses on transformative technologies that…

Call for Applications: EAC Scholarship Program 2021/2022

August 24, 2021
 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: TWO-YEAR FUNDED MASTERS’ OPPORTUNITY FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022 (COHORT 3).  IUCEA hereby invites suitably qualified nationals of the East African Community (EAC) to apply for cohort 3 of the KfW- funded Scholarships, to pursue Master’s studies in the EAC Partner State other than their own.  Opening date: August 27th 2021  Closing date:…

Point of Entry Digital Surveillance Platform Training offered in Zanzibar

June 25, 2021
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The Sokoine University of Agriculture through SACIDS Foundation for One Health (SACIDS), in collaboration with the Directorate of Prevention Services at the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), organised a 3-day training workshop on digital surveillance in Zanzibar 16 – 18 June 2021. The main objective of the workshop was to…

SECID Webinar: Expanding Epidemic Intelligence for One Health

June 24, 2021
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8 JULY 2021 3:00pm – 4:00pm (Central European Summer Time) (GMT+2) We invite you to join us to explore ‘Expanding Epidemic Intelligence for One Health’. Topics covered will include: –   ·      ‘EpiHack’ – developing an enhanced surveillance system. ·      From Event Based Surveillance to control measures – the challenges and opportunities of an integrated…

Oliver R Tambo Africa Research Chair at SACIDS Foundation for One Health

June 14, 2021
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Named after a freedom fighter who spoke up for science and tech, a group of African and international research funders under the OR Tambo Africa Research Chairs Initiative announced Prof Gerald Misinzo and his institution Sokoine University of Agriculture as one of the initiative’s first ten individual research chair holders and host institutions.   The…

IWOPS2022| 4th International Workshop on Participatory Surveillance

June 11, 2021
Join experts from around the world to share experiences and best practices to help identify disease outbreaks faster by directly engaging communities. Meeting Objectives Establish participatory surveillance as a standard of practice for early detection and rapid response Advance the exchange of crowdsourced, syndromic data among new geographies and partners Share experiences of participatory surveillance…

IAEA Vacancy Announcement – Animal Health Technical Officer(P4) – (2021/0324 (020246)

June 11, 2021
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  Organization: NAFA-Animal Production and Health Section Primary Location: Austria-Vienna-IAEA Headquarters Job Posting: 2021-06-01, 11:24:55 AM Closing Date: 2021-06-29, 11:59:00 PM Duration in Months: 36 Contract Type: Fixed Term – Regular Probation Period: 1 Year    Organizational Setting  The Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications implements the IAEA’s Major Programme 2, “Nuclear Techniques for Development…