THRiVE Vision

Our vision is that Africa will lead research that has a major impact on health in the region by 2030. 

We have built a robust network that has led to strong and productive collaborations in research, training and supervision, with more than 300 joint publications between THRiVE partners since 2010. Our network has also made concerted efforts to improve institutional capacity in research administration and management.

Vision Statement

“To be a leading Network of Excellence in building Health Research Capacity in Africa.”

Mission Statement

“To empower African Institutions to become Research Engines for Health Innovations and Evidence-based Healthcare Practices and Policies

THRiVE Focus Areas for future research capacity building

  • Infectious and neglected tropical diseases
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • maternal/ neonatal and reproductive health

About THRiVE


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  • Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, Kampala - Uganda
Finance Training Workshop
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Nairobi Kenya
PhD and Postdoctoral Interviews
THRiVE history timeline
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