Health research in Africa: Infectious diseases of humans and animals

July 8, 2020
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Gerald Misinzo and Mark Rweyemamu from SACIDS Foundation for One Health provide a detailed look at one health research by the Africa centres of excellence for infectious diseases of humans and animals. In 2016, the World Bank, in partnership with 8 national governments from 8 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa (excluding South Africa) selected 108 proposals from which 24 were…

SACIDS Foundation for One Health – tackling infectious diseases

May 9, 2019
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As an inter-institutional virtual centre dealing with infectious diseases, SACIDS focuses on both individual and institutional development SACIDS (formerly Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance) has one clear mission: To harness innovation in science and technology in order to improve sub-Saharan Africa’s capacity to detect, identify and monitor infectious diseases of humans, animals and their interactions…