EDCTP and Africa CDC EPI-Biostat Fellows

EDCTP and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have partnered to train 151 epidemiologists and biostatisticians across Africa. This highly anticipated new training programme will establish an African cohort of epidemiologists and biostatisticians through ten grants supporting institutions in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe that provide Master’s degree training in epidemiology and biostatistics as part of Africa CDC’s framework for public health workforce development.

The ten consortia selected are:

  • CDAE

    African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), Kenya


    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), United Kingdom

  • IDEA

    Busitema University, Uganda


    Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA), Portugal


    University of Ibadan, Nigeria

  • MSc EpiBiostat

    Kinshasa School of Public Health (KSPH), Democratic Republic of Congo


    L'Institut Africain de Santé Publique, Burkina Faso


    Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya


    University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin


    University of Ghana, Ghana