SACIDS is a ONE HEALTH consortium of southern African medical and veterinary, academic and research institutions involved with infectious diseases of humans and animals in the DRC , Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Tanzania, In an innovative partnership with world-renowed centres of research in industrialised countries.
Championing Disease Surveillance Research
From targeted sample collection and nucleic acid preparation to DNA sequencing and analysis; SACIDS leads the way in Disease Surveillance Research, thanks to its wide network of African research institutions and Smart Partners
Towards One Africa, One Health
We vision a Sub-Saharan African society protected from devastating infectious diseases affecting the health of humans, animals and ecosystems, thereby promoting livelihoods, socio-economic development including market access and the environment
Innovation, Science, Technology
Harnessing innovation science and technology to improve Sub-Saharan Africa's capacity to detect, identify and monitor infectious diseases
Latest News
Dear reader,   We are pleased to welcome you to Volume 2, Number 1 of TechnoHealth Surveillance newsletter. In this issue, we share with you the impact of drought in pastoral livelihood, highlighting on the need for community-based coping and adaptation strategies.   SACIDS has recently shared with various stakeholders, including the Policy  ... Read More
Dear esteemed reader,   We thank you for the opportunities you gave us in 2016 to share with you, through TechnoHealth surveillance, our strategies to enhance community based participatory disease surveillance using digital technology.   Thank you for all your feedbacks that have contributed to our improved performance. We are looking  ... Read More
Background African Railway Education and Research Institute (ARERI) is one of African Center of Excellency supported by the World Bank. The aim of the center is to strengthen railway professionals’ development through short-term training, MSc and PhD level education, and research in Ethiopian and the region at large. To this effect ARERI is offering  ... Read More
We are delighted to invite you to join us at the 5th International One Health Congress, which will be held in Saskatoon, Canada, on 22 - 25 June 2018.   The congress will build upon the excellent sessions and debates at previous International One Health Congresses organized in Melbourne, Bangkok and Amsterdam to give the floor to  ... Read More
Background Policy dialogues have proven to be particularly useful in translating research evidence into actions as they provide opportunities for policy-makers to take stock of past achievements and explore strategic evidence-based options for further health system reform. Typically, policy dialogues are constructed around a policy priority questions  ... Read More
Dear reader,   The Editorial Committee welcomes you to the 9th edition of TechnoHealth surveillance.   We are delighted to share with you reflections from health experts and software developers meeting to appraise the project performance “Enhancing Community-based Disease Outbreak Detection and Response in East and Southern Africa”.   Kindly  ... Read More
Chair SACIDS Board: Professor Gerald Monela, Vice-Chancellor, Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania Chair SACIDS ISAB: Professor Julie FitzPatrick, Scientific Director, Moredun Institute, Scotland, UK   The SACIDS African Centre for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals stems from the concern for a high burden of infectious  ... Read More
 A Regional Solution to Transform Science and Technology Education in Africa For more details, please click here  ... Read More
Taasisi ya utafiti wa magonjwa ya wanyama na binadamu Kusini na Mashariki mwa Afrika, (SACIDS), imepongezwa kwa kubuni mfumo wa Mawasiliano ya kidijitali ya kubaini, kutoa taarifa mapema na kuchukuliwa hatua za kutibu tatizo kwa haraka.   Pongezi hizo zimetolewa na Kaimu Naibu wa Makamu wa Mkuu wa Chuo Kikuu cha Sokoine cha Kilimo,SUA, Prof.  ... Read More
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