EDCTP Regional Networks of Excellence

Research Capacity and Collaboration

Strengthening health research capacity in Africa


EDCTP supports four Regional Networks of Excellence, in Central, East, Southern and Western Africa, to strengthen regional networking and to provide platforms for research training and multicentre studies. The Networks offer several learning and collaboration opportunities through trainings, workshops and other resource materials.

The Central African Network on Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and Malaria was created in 2008 with the major aim to build research capacity in institutions in Central Africa. For more information on CANTAM...


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The WANETAM network, was established in 2009 and has to date brought together scientists from Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone countries in West Africa. The aim of WANETAM is to provide capaci...


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The Capacity building for Female Scientists in East Africa (CAFÉ-SEA) fellowship program , supported by EDCTP, operates within the Eastern Africa Consortium for Clinical Research (EACCR). The fello...


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The Trials of Excellence in Southern Africa (TESA) was founded in 2009 under the EDCTP1 program. Dedicated to fostering north -south and south-south collaboration, capacity building, and training a...


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