EDCTP-AREF Preparatory Fellowships – 2017

The purpose of the joint EDCTP-Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) Preparatory Fellowships is to enhance the competitiveness of up-and-coming post-doctoral African scientists and clinicians aspiring to win international /regional /national fellowships or grant support, through short-term placements at a host organisation in EU Members States, in countries associated to Horizon 2020 or in Sub-Saharan Africa that will be contracted by the home organisation to host the fellow.

Call identifier: TMA2017PF

See the corresponding call for proposals

Fellow: Dr Abubakar Shaaban Hoza
Mining into the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and Staphylococcus aureus circulating genotypes and their resistance profiles in resource-limited settings of Tanzania

Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania
Host organisation: University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Starting date: 01 April 2020
Duration: 18 months
Grant amount: EUR 70,000
Grant agreement: TMA2017PF-2121

Fellow: Assoc. Professor Hamdan Abualbasher
How does pharmacogenomics affect the pharmacokinetics of first-line anti-tuberculosis drugs in pulmonary tuberculosis-susceptible and MDR-TB patients in Sudan?

Al Neelain University  (SUA), Khartoum, Sudan
Host organisation: University of Cape Town, South Africa
Starting date: 01 May 2020
Duration: 06 months
Grant amount: EUR 41,720
Grant agreement: TMA2017PF-2119