Highlights: Summer School 2019

September 18, 2019
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The SACIDS Foundation for Infectious Diseases joined forces with Pirbright Institute and The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD), (EuFMD) to convene the 4thSummer School with the overarching theme of ‘Vaccines, Vaccination and Post Vaccination Monitoring’. An interview with Director of Veterinary Services, Dr. Hezron Nonga…  

ACE Scholarship Program Recipients for 2019 Announced

September 16, 2019
Kampala (September 13, 2019) – The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA), the Regional Facilitation Unit for the World Bank supported Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence (ACE II) Project, has announced the recipients of the ACE Scholarship Program for 2019. A Call for Applications for Masters Fellowships targeting female students in the…

Techno-Health Surveillance Newsletter Volume 4, Number 7 & 8

September 10, 2019
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Dear reader, The Editorial Committee welcomes you to Volume 4, Number 7 & 8 of the TechnoHealth Surveillance.In this issue, we share the following: AfyaDatateam receives prize to support proper management of zoonotic diseases Trends and importance of research data in dengue surveillance Community empowered on event-based surveillance SACIDS at the Nanenaneexhibitions in Morogoro and…

Call of Abstracts for 37th TVA Conference

September 9, 2019
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ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR THE JOINT 1ST TANZANIA ONE HEALTH/37TH TVA CONFERENCE TO BE HELD AT THE ARUSHA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE (AICC) FROM 27TH TO 29TH NOVEMBER 2019    The Tanzania Veterinary Association (TVA) in collaboration with One Health Coordination Desk (OHCD) under the Prime Minister’s Office is pleased to inform you that…

TICAD7 Official Side Event “Fostering Africa Japan university partnerships in science, technology, and innovation”

August 28, 2019
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The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) The session discusses how university partnership can increase the quality of teaching, research and innovation in higher education to tackle socio-economic challenges in Africa including those related to SDGs. The World Bank financed Africa regional higher education projects, concrete partnership examples, and future partnership opportunities will…

VIROLOGY AFRICA 2020

August 19, 2019
 On behalf of ourselves and our main sponsors the Poliomyelitis Research Foundation, we are pleased to invite you to come to  Virology Africa 2020.    VENUE AND DATES:  The conference will run from the evening of Monday 10th – Friday 14th February 2020. The conference venue is the Radisson Blu Hotel, which has a magnificent…

SACIDS Foundation for One Health participated in Farmer’s Exhibitions 2019

August 16, 2019
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SACIDS participated in the annual Agricultural Exhibition famously known as NaneNane, which was officially opened by Tanzanian Vice President, Hon. Samia Suluhu Hassan the event took place between 1-8 August 2019 at Nyakabindi Grounds, in Bariadi Town, Tanzania. During the Exhibitions, SACIDS Foundation presented successes and achievements in  its work on One Health Reseach and…

SACIDS Founding member discovers Ebola treatment

August 15, 2019
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After researching the Ebola virus for over fifty years, Dr Jean Jacque Muyembe and his team have announced a new cure that has proved effective in curing 90% of Ebola patients when symptoms are reported early. Speaking to Focus on Africa’s Esau Williams, Dr Muyembe defines the discovery as “the achievement of a lifetime”.  …