SACIDS – Southern African Centre for Infectious Diseases and Surveillance – Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals
Especially the University of London Colleges that constitute the London International Development Centre (LIDC) including the Royal Veterinary College – RVC – and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine -LSHTM. Other partnerships include collaboration with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), other institutions in the USA, UK, Europe, Brazil and Asia.
This collaboration is further reinforced at the national level by forming national virtual centres for infectious diseases known as National Centres for Infectious Disease Surveillance (NatCIDS). Collectively, the NatCIDS form the core of SACIDS.
The Headquarters of SACIDS is located at the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Morogoro, Tanzania.
The World Bank has desgnated 2 Africa Centres of Excellence for Infectious Diseases, based at SUA and the University of Zambia (UNZA), arising out of SACIDS
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2018
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