The South African Center for Infectious Disease Surveillance or SACIDS links academic and research institutions in DR Congo, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia with world-renowned centers of research in high income countries. Partnerships include The University of London, The Royal Veterinary College and The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Our network is based on the findings of the UK Foresight report on detection, identification and monitoring of infectious diseases in humans, animals and plants. The study which includes a specific strand on Africa, the future (up to 2030) and the future of the disease can be found here
Our objectives are to strengthen one-Health driven training, conduct pathogen and disease dynamics research, develop societal and ecosystems impact research and to strengthen wildlife and ecosystems health research and training.
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