Workshop and Symposium on Capacity Building for National Sustainable Development.

Title: From Evidence generation through effective lab diagnosis and disease prediction strategies to effective implementation of findings.”

Location: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (College of Health Sciences)– Nairobi, Kenya
Dates: 6-17 August 2018

Aims: This workshop aims (1) to establish and promote scientific capacity building in African countries through training and mentorship of young scientists and students by leading scientists (2) to establish a platform for collaboration and networking among scientists/researchers/academia/ government agencies and students; and (3) to promote and contribute to attainment of sustainable development goals number 3, 4 and 17 through capacity building and innovation strategies

Major Topics for the workshop

 Antimicrobial Stewardship in Resource Limited settings
 Diagnostic Stewardship in Resource Limited Settings
 Climate Information for Public Health Action
 Mathematical modeling for infectious diseases and early warning signs
 Implementation research

Topics for the symposium

Day 1
 Global Health Security Agenda and Children
 Climate information and health system

Day 2
 Framework, funding and governance on multi-disciplinary antimicrobial stewardship
 Establishing strong multi-disciplinary – multi-sectoral collaborations (Experiences and lessons learnt)
 Linking Academia and Industry in Research and Innovation (Practical lessons) Ideal partnerships as opportunities to young researchers (where we are and where we ought to be).

Registration form

Provisional programme_Nairobi

Workshop coordinator
Dr. Eddy Odari – Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

4 thoughts on “Workshop and Symposium on Capacity Building for National Sustainable Development.

  1. Hi Doc,
    Thanks for the information and consideration.I will be in attendance.

    With regards
    Joshua Kilonzo

  2. I would very much like to attend the symposium. It seems informative on current microbial studies especially in development of resistant strains.

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