Adeniyi Ebenezer Olagunju, Nigeria
To attend the Master of Research in Biomedical Sciences and Translational Medicine at the University of Liverpool.
Ali Mirzazadeh, Iran
To visit UCSF to learn advanced statistical methods to analyse data concerning HIV risk behaviour in Iran.
Aryan Nutan, India
To visit the University of Pittsburgh to learn techniques of screening and validating microbicidal activity.
Celine Nguefeu Nkenfou, Cameroon
To visit the Division of Immunology and Immunogenetics at the University of Palermo for training in HLA typing and analysis.
Daniela Cardeal da Silva, Brazil
To spend 5 months at UCSF attending courses on epidemiology and biostatistics.
Dario Alberto Dilernia, Argentina
To spend 4 months at Emory Vaccine Centre to learn techniques on characterising HIV virus and immune response in a native American population.
Dickens Howard Akena, Uganda
Support for PhD research at University of Cape Town concerning clinician use of screening tools and educational interventions in detecting neuropsychiatric disorders among HIV patients in Uganda
Evarist Beda Msaki, Tanzania
Will visit the Clinical Trials Facility in Kilifi, Kenya to increase knowledge in Data Management Procedure specifically relating to OpenClinica, an open source clinical data management program.
Herbert Itabangi, Uganda
To visit The University of Queensland ’s Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Brisbane, to learn molecular and genomic diagnostic techniques for C.neoformans.
Immaculate Mbarusha, Uganda
Will attend a two-week course on the Responsible Conduct of International Research (RCIR) at the University of Washington (UW) and a six-week clinical research practicum with the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) in Seattle, Washington.
Isaac Afwamba Afwamba, Tanzania
To visit the Department of Microbiology laboratory at Johns Hopkins Hospital to receive training on current laboratory techniques in mycology and mycobacteriology
Isaiah Obila, Kenya
To visit the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto to learn techniques of HPV detection and analysis.
Joseph Fokam, Cameroon
To go to the University of Tor Vergata in Rome to learn the technique of pyrosequencing to detect minority mutations that are overlooked by bulk sequencing but may be responsible for emergence of drug resistance.
Kenneth Ekoru, Uganda
To undertake an Advanced Epidemiological and Statistical Methods course at Bristol University and visit the South Africa Medical Research Council to learn and gain practical skills in the application of multilevel models.
María Eugenia Socías, Argentina
Will undertake a prevention, care and treatment for HIV project in Washington DC and attend a Principles of Epidemiology, Statistical Reasoning in Public Health course at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Mufaro Kanyangarara, Tanzania
To undertake two courses at Harvard School of Public Health on Inference Methods in Infectious Diseases and Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation.
Mark Urassa, Tanzania
To visit London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine to interpret and evaluate data on the performance of a typical Tanzanian Home Based Care (HBC) programme.
Mesfin Awoke Bekalu, Ethiopia
To visit Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia as part of PhD research at Leuven School for Mass Communication Research on HIV/AIDS-related Information Need, Media Use and Communication Behaviour of Urban and Rural Populations of Ethiopia.
Ngo Thi Thanh Huong, Vietnam
To undertake courses in socio-economics at Curtin University in Western Australia and receive research supervision to complete research on the socio-economic impacts of HIV/AIDS on household economies in Vietnam.
Suzaan Marais, South Africa
To visit NIMR (Division of Mycobacterial Research) in London to perform RNA extraction and analysis as part of ongoing study on tuberculosis in HIV.
Vundli Ramokolo, South Africa
To undertake a course on data analysis techniques at University of Bergen in Norway in order to gained experience required for doctoral analyses.
Willy Brandt N. Lamnyam, Cameroon
To continue masters studies in clinical chemistry at the University of Surrey, UK.
Xudong Zhang , China
To undertake 6 months training at Ghent University in Belgium to conduct research on female adolescents who are involved in sex work or drug use in China.