Research methods course
Mwanza Research Methods Course

Introduction: This is a two weeks research methods course suitable for health researchers, social scientists, and students undertaking professional training (MSc, MMed, MPH, and PhD). Highly experienced researchers from the Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) Mwanza Centre, Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit (MITU) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) will […]

Prof. Wilfred Mbacham
Championing the path to Research Leadership

THRiVE-2 Advisory Board chair, Prof. Wilfred Mbacham was awarded the World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for Sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) prize for Africa for the Public Understanding and Popularization of Science. This prize is awarded in fulfilment of the TWAS objective of recognising, supporting and promoting scientific capacity and excellence in the developing world. Prof. […]

Childhood Obesity Prevention Education

Mary Vincent Mosha a Lecturer at KCMUCo and a THRiVE PhD fellow and her research is focused on Understanding modifiable factors associated with childhood overweight and obesity in Tanzanian primary schools. She has recently held a community led education activity to address the importance of healthy eating and lifestyle behaviors in a group of women. […]

Dr. Emmy Okello
Public Engagement on Rheumatic Heart Disease – Dr. Emmy Okello

Rheumatic heart disease currently affects about 40 million people worldwide, mainly young adults with about 345,000 annual deaths. Unfortunately most of these deaths occur in developing countries like Uganda where we have previously found an annual mortality of 17%. This is mainly because most of our patients present late with advanced disease. In 2010 Dr. Emmy […]

icipe Training
Supervisor Training Workshop (28th-30th Nov, 2017)- icipe Duduville Campus

The aim of this 2-day workshop is to assist supervisors of postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows to achieve higher standards of practice in the supervision process to the benefit of both parties. The workshop will be highly interactive, containing a mixture of presentations and group work. Participants will also hear about real-life situations and institution […]

Handing over books to the head teacher
THRiVE Newsletter June 2017

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR Recently THRiVE selected very promising upcoming researchers to be sponsored for PhD training and others for postdoctoral placements. This is a good time to reflect on how we will ensure that they acquire exemplary knowledge, skills and culture of responsible conduct of research. We need to be pro-active in ensuring that none […]



  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) Duduville Campus, Nairobi, Kenya
Supervisor Training Workshop
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College in Moshi, Tanzania.
THRiVE-2 Annual General Meeting
Apply for THRiVE MSc and Internship Fellowships 2017