“Ukatamanga weka utamangisa, tikatamanga awili, tifikapatali - When you run alone, you run fast. When you run together, you run far Zambian Proverb

UNZA-UCLMS

Research and Training Programme

International Scientific and Funding Partners

UNZA-UCLMS has created important international collaborations between academia, health care providers and industry and effectively aligned capacity development and training activities with research programs. 13 sub-Saharan African and 13 European countries have been networked for multidisciplinary collaborative research on the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of major infectious diseases affecting adults and children.

Africa and the Middle East

Country
 Collaborator/s
Project/s
Institution

Botswana

David Bearden
Neonatal Meningitis  
Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone
Congo
Francine Ntoumi
TARD/TRIVIA
Fondation Congolaise pour la Recherche Médicale
Ethiopia
Abraham Aseffa
Getnet Yimer
VACSEL + VACSIS
TB HAART

Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Addis Adaba
Faculty of pharmaceutical sciences. University of Addis Adaba
Gabon
Afsatou Ndama Traore
A. Adegnika
PZA
HDT-NET
Gambia
Roger Brookes
Richard Adegbola
Sara Burl
VACSIS + VACSEL 
Medical Research Council Laboratories, Fajara, Banjul
Kenya
Jeremiah Chakaya
STAG 
National Tuberculosis Control Program, Nairobi
Madagascar
Voahangy Rosolofo
VACSEL
Unité des Mycobactéries, Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, Antananarivo 
Malawi
Felix Salaniponi
Equi-TB 
National Tuberculosis Control Program, Lillongwe
Mozambique
Sofia Omar Viegas
PZA
National Institute of Health, Ministry of Health, Maputo
Nigeria
Oliver Ezechi
TB HAART
Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Lagos
Saudi Arabia
Ziad Memish
MGM 
Ministry of Health, Riyadh
South Africa
Keertan Dheda
Cathy Connolly
Roxana Rustomjee 
Nalini Singh
Nesri Padayachin
Thomas Nyirenda
Robert Wallis
Gavin Churchyard
Rajhmun Madansein
Andrie Steyn
Gita Ramjee
Photini Kiepiela 
Ian Sanne
Neil Martinson
Robert Wilkinson
Bongani Mayosi
Jimmy Volmink 
Jean Nachega
Glaudina Loots

TB NEAT
TB HAART
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET


Tanzania 
Nyanda Ntinginya
Petra Clowes
Gibson Kibiki
Sayoki Mfinanga
Beatrice mutayoba
PZA
ADAT, REMOX, PANACEA
PZA
TB HAART
TB HAART
NIMR - Mbeya Medical Research Programme
NIMR - Mbeya Medical Research Programme
KCRC - Tumaini University, Moshi
NIMR - Muhimbili
NIMR - Muhimbili
Uganda
Bruce Kirenga
Moses Joloba
Cathy Magezi
TB HAART
TB HAART
TB HAART
Makerere University teaching Hospital, Kapmala
MoH Labs, Kampala
Makerere University teaching Hospital, Kapmala
Zimbabwe
Lynn Zijenah
TB NEAT

Europe

Country
Collaborator/s
 Project/s
Institution
Belarus
Alena Skrahin
Raija Ahmed
 
The Research Institute of Pulmonology & Tuberculosis, MinsK
Finland
Antii Ojala
Rid-RTI
Mobidiag, Helsinki
France
Antione Andremont
Clause Weisbuch
Brigitte Chiquel
Rid-RTI
AssistancePublique-Hôpitaux deParis (APHP), Paris
Genewave SAS(GW), Paris
Institute Pasteure, Paris
Germany 
Michael Hoelscher
Stefan Neimann
Andrea Rachow
ADAT, TB NEAT, PZA, REMOX, PANACEA
University of Munich
Netherlands 
Martin Grobush
Martin Johan Boeree
TB NEAT
TB NEAT, PZA
University of Amsterdam
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Ireland 
Thomas Barry 
Rid-RTI 
National University of Ireland, Galway 
Italy 
Enrico Girardi
Daniela Maria Cirillo
TrDNA
PZA
Istituto Nazionale per le Malattie Infettive, Rome
Fondazione Centro San Raffaele del Monte Tabor, Milan
Sweden 
Marcus Maurer
TB NEAT
Karolinska Institutet
Switzerland 
Philip Onyebujoh, 

Giorgio Roscigno,

M.vaccae
TrDNA
WHO-TDR, Geneva
FIND, Geneva
 United Kingdom

Anthony Costello
Bertie Squire
Graham Rook
Janet Darbyshire
Kunda Musonda
Sebastian Lucas
Stephen Gillespie
Ursula Gompels
Timothy McHugh
Sarah Edwards
Vanya Gant
Aziz Sheikh
Matt Oliver
Gill Craig
Farida Fortune
Tumena Corrah
Robert Wilkinson
Shabbar Jaffar
Paul Elkington





TORCH, HHV-6 Studies
Autopsy Studies
PZA, REMOX
TORCH, HHV-6 Studies
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
Rid-RTI
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET
HDT-NET

North America

Country
 Collaborators
 Project
 Institution
USA
Dharam Ablashi
Kristen Loomis
Hannah Wexner
Omar Siddiqi
Kirk Kimmerling
David Bearden
HHV-6 Studies + K21/K18
HHV-6 Studies
CHANCE
TBM & HHV-6 Studies
K21/K18
Neonatal meningitis
HHV-6 Foundation, Santa Barbara, CA
HHV-6 Foundation, Santa Barbara, CA
Kids Here & There, Columbus, OH
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Kimmerling Holdings Group
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Penn State University

Asia & Australasia

Country
 Collaborator/s
 Project
 Institution
Australia
Ben Marais
Deborah Zion
 
TB HAART
University of Sidney
University of Melbourne
China
Shenglan Tang
Qin ning
Tie Chen
 Equi-TB
TBA
TBA
Duke Global Health Institute
Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan
Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan
Hong Kong
 Bob Taylor
 Equi-TB
British Red Cross
Japan
Yoshizo Asano
Tetsushi Yoshikawa
 HHV-6 Studies
Fujita Health University
Fujita Health University
Vietnam
 Bob Taylor
 Equi-TB
British Red Cross