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Clinic on Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data

Clinic on Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data
May 28 – June 8, 2018
African Institute of Mathematical Sciences, South Africa

Request for Applications
The International Clinics on Infectious Disease Dynamics and Data (ICI3D) Program invites applications to the ninth annual Clinic on Meaningful Modeling of Epidemiological Data (MMED). This 2-week…

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The 12th INTEREST Conference (known as the ‘African CROI’)

The 12th INTEREST Conference (known as the ‘African CROI’ with an African focus, which may be of interest to some of the ALPHA DSS sites) will take place from 29 May – 1 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda.  The Conference brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research…

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GSK scholarships for students from sub-Saharan Africa for MSc study at LSHTM – deadline 18 February

Three scholarships are offered to support the training and development of the next generation of leaders in global health, and strengthen the capacity of health systems and health-related research in Africa.

These highly competitive scholarships are available to applicants intending to study on a one-year, full-time, London…

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Postdoc opportunities at AHRI, South Africa

Professor Frank Tanser is looking for postdoctoral scientists to join his group at the Wellcome Trust funded Africa Health Research Institute in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Frank is interested to hear from people from a range of disciplines. There are more details online https://www.ahri.org/outstanding-postdoctoral-scientists…

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STI Bottlenecks supplement and blog post now online

Please find below the link to the special issue of Sexually Transmitted Infections with the papers from the HIV Bottlenecks Study.

 

Online supplement http://sti.bmj.com/content/93/Suppl_3.

The blog post is available at http://blogs.bmj.com/sti/?p=1310.

 

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Advanced STATA short course: Programming and other techniques to make your life easier

A 5-day course from the Population Studies Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Date: Monday 6th November  to Friday 10th November 2017

Cost: £1315

The course is aimed at researchers and other professionals, from any discipline, who regularly use Stata for analysis but want to learn how…

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New ALPHA Network publication alert: findings from a national policy review, health facility surveys and key informant interviews in Uganda

McRobie E, Wringe A, Nakiyingi-Miiro J, Kiweewa F, Lutalo T, Nakigozi G, Todd J, Eaton JW, Zaba B, and Church K. HIV policy implementation in two health and demographic surveillance sites in Uganda: findings from a national policy review, health facility surveys and key informant interviews. Implementation Science 2017…

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New ALPHA Network publication on the determinants of HIV guidelines implementation in Tanzania

Mwangome MN, Geubbels E, Wringe A, Todd J, Klatser P, Dieleman M. A qualitative study of the determinants of HIV guidelines implementation in two south-eastern districts of Tanzania. Health Policy Plan. 2017 Mar 22…

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Sir Andrew Witty GSK scholarships for MSc students from SSA

Sir Andrew Witty GSK Scholarships to fund 30 scholars over the next 10 years from sub-Saharan Africa on the MSc programmes at LSHTM.

Established as a result of a £1.3 million gift to the School from GSK, this fund will play an important role in supporting the next…

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AIDS 2016 – a focus on progress and challenges

Members of the ALPHA Network have returned from AIDS 2016, which saw more than 15,00 global leaders, scientists, advocates, and frontline health workers gather in Durban for the 21st International AIDS Conference.

More than 17 million people living with HIV are on treatment, and both new HIV infections and…

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