SCEPRESSA kick-off meeting

On 27 October, the kick-off meeting for the SCEPRESSA project (Strengthening Capacity for Epidemics Preparedness and Response in sub-Saharan Africa) took place. The project will provide postgraduate training scholarships to 15 public health professionals drawn from sub-Saharan African countries. They will undertake a competency-based Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and are part of a total of 150 EDCTP & Africa CDC-supported ‘EPI-Biostat Fellows’ who will be trained in epidemiology and biostatistics. Read the full report.