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Call Senior Fellowship (SF)
Programme EDCTP2
Start Date 2018-07-01
End Date 2023-06-30
Project Code TMA2016SF1437
Status Active


Evaluation of the LAMP & db-PCR-NALFIA for the Diagnosis and/or as Test-of-Cure in Patients with Visceral Leishmaniasis in Ethiopia

Host Organisation

Institution Country
Mekelle University Ethiopia


Name Institution Country
Prof. Henk Schallig Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam Netherlands
Dr Yazezew Kebede Mekelle University Ethiopia
Dr Mahmud Abdelkader Mekelle University Ethiopia


Mekelle University
Academic Medical Center - Amsterdam University
University of Bologna

Students Supervised

Type Name Title University Start Date End Date
PhD Dawit Gebreegzabher Mr. Amsterdam University/Mekelle University 01/08/2018 30/07/2022
MSc Etsay Negus Mr. Mekelle University 15/06/2019 30/03/2021
PhD Getahun Kahsay Mr. University of Bologna/Mekelle University 01/08/2020 01/08/2024
PhD Teklay Cherkos Mr. Mekelle University 15/07/2020 30/12/2023

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