EDCTP Alumni Network

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East African Consortium for Clinical Research (EACCR2)


The East Africa Consortium for Clinical Research (EACCR) strengthens clinical trial sites in Eastern Africa. The Network started 14 May 2009.

Start Date 2017-09-01
End Date 2020-08-31
Project Program EDCTP2
Project Code 1104
Website www.eaccr.org

Network Coordinator

Country Uganda
Current Position Overall Project Cordinator
Current Institution Medical Research Council, MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS
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Dr Pontiano Kaleebu

Project Manager

Country Uganda
Current Position Project Manager
Current Institution UVRI
Contact Info enyanzi@uvri.go.ug
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Emily Nyanzi


Name Country Institution
Prof Anna Mia Ekstrom Sweden Karolinska Institute
Dr Sayoki Godfrey Mfinanga Tanzania, United Republic of National Institute of Medical Research
Prof Maowia Mukhtar Sudan IEND, University of Khartoum
Dr Norbert Peshu Kenya Institution KEMRI–Wellcome Trust Research Programme
Professor Blandina Theophil Mmbaga Tanzania, United Republic of Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC)
Dr Brenda Asiimwe-Kateera Rwanda University of Rwanda
Dr Reginald Kavishe Tanzania, United Republic of Institution Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute (KCRI)
Professor Asrat Hailu Ethiopia Addis Ababa University (AAU)
Professor andre van der Ven Netherlands Stichting Katholieke Universiteit
Professor PHILIP BEJON United Kingdom University of Oxford
Dr Nadine Pakker Netherlands Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD)
Professor Alimuddin Zumla United Kingdom University College London (UCL)
Professor Trudie Lang United Kingdom University of Oxford
Professor Giuseppe Pantaleo Netherlands Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV)
Prof Omu Anzala Kenya University of Nairobi
Dr Edward Ddumba Uganda St Francis Hospital Nsambya
Mr Steve Wandiga Kenya KEMRI Center for Global Health Research

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