CALLS FOR PROPOSALS FROM DELTAS AFRICA FUNDED PROGRAMMES

 

 

Santhe seeks Biomed PhD trainees

The Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE) is seeking outstanding trainees to work at its sites in Zambia and South Africa for the following projects:

  1. Phenotypic and functional characterisation of HIV infected CD4 cell subsets in lymph node tissues of ART suppressed patients.


Supervisor: Dr Hamakwa Mantina (University Teaching Hospital, Zambia)
Co-Supervisor: Dr Zaza Ndhlovu (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)

  1. Immune response in active TB, Latent TB and protective factors against TB in contacts of smear positive TB.
    Supervisor: Dr Hamakwa Mantina (University Teaching Hospital, Zambia)

Applications close on 17 March.

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Sub-Saharan African Consortium for Advanced Biostatistics (SSACAB) PhD Scholarships

The Sub-Saharan African Consortium for Advanced Biostatistics (SSACAB) training, a
consortium of twenty African and northern institutions with the University of the Witwatersrand as the lead; and KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programmes, Universities of KwaZulu-Natal,Northumbria University and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as co-applicants,has secured funding from the Wellcome Trust/AESA through the Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS Africa). The full list of participating institutions is listed below.

The funding will cover fellows undertaking a PhD programme in Biostatistics in
participating training institutions to develop and improve biostatistical skills among researchers, with an ultimate goal of creating research nodes of excellence to grow the discipline and a biostatistical network to nurture researchers with advanced skills and expertise. The consortium is therefore calling for full-time scholarship applications for PhD degrees. 

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