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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Henry Zakumumpa, CARTA graduate of Makerere University, led a community and public engagement (CPE) project- a multi-stakeholder data validation workshop- involving 44 participants on 3rd September 2020. Henry's research focuses on the uptake of new HIV treatment delivery models in Uganda. The workshop, held in Fort Portal town in Western Uganda, brought together district health officers,...

Following a long and successful partnership with CARTA, the Obafemi Awolowo University’s postgraduate college leadership has expressed interest in increasing the scope of the CARTA curriculum. The Nigerian University is a beneficiary of a project to strengthen the research capacity of doctoral students and supervisors. The project tagged “Intervention towards strengthening Research Training in OAU” has...

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen CARTA fellows utilize their programme-acquired skills in grant management and adopting to virtual teaching. We caught up with Dr. Nkosiyazi Dube, a CARTA Graduate, recipient of a CARTA re-entry grant, and lecturer at the Social Work unit at the University of Witwatersrand. He shared his experience and the lessons he...

Background and methodology In 2008 nine African Universities and four African research institutions, in partnership with non-African institutions started the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) to strengthen doctoral training and research capacity on health in Africa. This was to respond to the need of the African continent to have well trained and networked researchers,...

Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa supports an African-led research capacity strengthening program geared towards nurturing world-class researchers and scientific leaders. As we celebrate CARTA’s milestones over a decade, #CARTA10, we spoke to Dr. Alphonsus Neba, Deputy Programs Director – Science Support and Systems, The Africa Academy of Sciences (AAS) to get insights on gender equity in doctoral research in Africa. By...