AfyaData Launch – Morogoro, Tanzania

May 21, 2018
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Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) will be will be launching a digital disease surveillance app called AfyaData (Kiswahili word meaning “Health Data”).   AfyaData App is a set of open source mobile and web digital tools developed by the Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (based at SUA) through support from the Ending Pandemics…

WHO and partners working with national health authorities to contain new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 16, 2018
The World Health Organization (WHO) and a broad range of partners are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) working with the Government to contain an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro health zone, Equateur Province. The outbreak was declared three days ago.  WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will travel to…

NEWS ADVISORY: Launch of the AfyaData App

May 15, 2018
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Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance – An African Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals in Southern and Eastern Africa (SACIDS–ACE) is a One Health Virtual Centre that links academic and research institutions involved with infectious diseases of humans and animals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique, South…

TechnoHealth Surveillance Newsletter Volume 3, Number 3, March 2018

May 9, 2018
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Dear reader, Kindly find in this issue how the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries and the Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS) have collaborated to enhance surveillance of animal health events in the slaughter houses. We have improved access to Techno-Health Surveillance by making it accessible over the web, which is highlighted in…

Commonwealth Medical Fellowships

April 30, 2018
Commonwealth Scholarship Commission ( CSC) awards over 800 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens each year. cancer grant posted on Trialect. Commonwealth Medical Fellowships are for mid-career medical professionals (physicians, biomedical scientists, and other health professionals) from low and middle income countries, to enhance their clinical skills. As the…

SACIDS – An innovative approach to develop capacity in Africa

April 20, 2018
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      A recently article published on Impact pub about SACIDS – An innovative approach to develop capacity in Africa for the detection, identification and monitoring of infectious diseases. In this article, SACIDS Executive Director- Professor Mark Rweyemamu discusses project insights and how SACIDS researchers are using One Health approach in the fight against infectious…

Biosafety and Biosecurity in SADC 19 -20 March 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa

March 19, 2018
The Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance – Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals in Eastern and Southern Africa (SACIDS-ACE) will be participating at the Biosafety and Biosecurity Workshop. In addressing challenges related to biosafety and biosecurity in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, the Academy of Science…

NEWS ADVISORY: SACIDS – ACE STUDENT-SUPERVISOR TRANSFERABLE SKILLS TRAINING

March 19, 2018
Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance – Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals in Southern and Eastern Africa (SACIDS–ACE) is a One Health Virtual Centre that links academic and research institutions involved with infectious diseases of humans and animals in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique, South Africa,…