COVID-19 & Community Health Workers

December 4, 2020
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2-Day Orientation Training Effective response to COVID-19 has to be strongly grounded in the community. One of the main objectives of the Africa Centres for Disease Control Partnership for Accelerating Covid-19 Testing in Africa (PACT) initiative is to support African Union Member States to boost community health worker (CHW) capacity, knowledge, and numbers for a…

COVID-19 and Africa’s volatile changing epidemics landscape

November 16, 2020
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Here, SACIDS Foundation for One Health discuss the volatile changing epidemics landscape in Africa   Over the last few decades, the emergence of several infectious diseases have pushed health systems with challenge after challenge. In these moments, Africa bears the highest burden of infectious diseases in humans and animals – in the world. The new…

Thank this Ebola-fighting African doctor for monoclonal antibody treatments

October 21, 2020
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As President Trump recovers from Covid-19, he has been singing the praises of an experimental monoclonal antibody cocktail made by Regeneron, which he credits for his fast recovery. He’s not alone in his optimism. Some infectious disease experts anticipate that monoclonal antibody treatments will become a significant tool in controlling the pandemic, potentially as valuable…

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…

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…

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…