Funder: Wellcome Trust
To enhance the research capacity of southern African institutions for infectious diseases by targeted postgraduate programmes at MSc, PhD and Postdoctoral levels as well as professional continuing development (CPD) delivered through taught and distance learning plus apprenticeship research projects.
The focus of the science will be the detection, identification and monitoring of infectious diseases of humans and animals, in a one medicine framework. The programme will be delivered through a smart partnership between institutions in southern Africa and the medical and veterinary members of the London International Development Centre, specifically the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the Royal Veterinary College.
WP 1. Enhancing the Biosafety and Quality management environmentWP 2. Enhancing skills through taught and distancelearning coursesWP 3. Enhancing ICT support to learning
wp 4. Enhancing skills through research apprenticeships