CARTA / African Partners

CARTA has identified three strategic priorities that will, over time, ensure a sustainable and supportive research environment in African universities:-Build a critical mass of highly trained African scholars at PhD level.Institutionalize CARTA innovations at key partner institutions.Secure the future of CARTA graduates by mentoring them to become leaders in their research fields.

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University of Ibadan, Nigeria 


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Focal Persons

Makerere University, Uganda

Prof. Buyinza Mukadasi

Director, Directorate of Research and Graduate Training,P.O. Box 6717, Kampala, Uganda

Tel: +256-414-541684/530325Tel: +256 774 515366


Dr. John Bosco Isunju

Disease Control & Environmental Health Department

Makerere University School of Public Health

P.O. Box 7072 Kampala

Cell: +256 772 346304 / +256 706508446


Moi University, Kenya

Prof. Anne Nangulu

Professor in Economic History

P. O. Box 3900-30100, Eldoret, Kenya

Phone: +254-53-43093/ +254-733-870-502


Dr. Diana Menya

Dept. of Epidemiology and Nutrition,School of Public Health,Moi University. P.O. Box 4606, Eldoret, 30100, KenyaPhone +254 720352579/ +254 733777500Email:,

University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Prof. Akinyinka Omigbodun

College of Medicine,University of Ibadan,Ibadan, NigeriaTel: +234 803 323 0457


Dr. Funke Fayehun

Faculty of the Social Sciences,University of Ibadan,Ibadan, Nigeria

Tel: +234 802 578 2907



University of the Witwatersrand,South Africa

Dr. Kathleen Kahn

Associate Professor: Health and Population Division,School of Public Health, University of the Witwatersrand

Senior Scientist: MRC/Wits Rural Public Healthand Health Transitions Research (Agincourt)

Tel: +27-11-717-2606


Dr. Jude Igumbor

Senior Lecturer, PhD programWits School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg,South Africa

Tel: +27 72 791 59 27Fax: +27 86 765 27 53 or

University of Malawi

Dr. Adamson S. Muula

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health

Department of Community Health, University of Malawi

College of Medicine, Private Bag 360, Blantyre 3, Malawi


Prof Ellen Chirwa

Vice Principal

Kamuzu College of Nursing+265888940513

University of Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Anne Khasakhala

Director, Population Studies & Research Institute

University of Nairobi

P.O. Box 30197-00100, Nairobi, KENYA

Tel: +254 20 318262 Ext 28029


Prof. Mutuku Mwanthi

Director and Professor of Environmental, Occupational Health & SafetyUniversity of Nairobi

P.O. Box 19676-00202


Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria

Prof. Mabayoje Aluko

Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences

Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State, Ile-Ife

Tel: +234 8054151552


University of Rwanda

Pierre Claver Rutayisire,

College of Business and Economics

Huye-campus, University of Rwanda

BP 117, Butare, RwandaTel: +250 788864744

Email: or

Dr. Moussa Hakizimana

College of Medicine and Health