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 […]

THRiVE Public Engagement
DELTAS Africa Newsletter October 2017

Message From the AESA Team It is my pleasure to welcome you to the second edition of the DELTAS Africa Newsletter. Judging by your feedback, the maiden edition was exciting, and we hope to build on that success to ensure the time you spend reading this and future editions is worthwhile. This edition covers a […]

Dr. Patric Kateete
Grooming Research Leaders – THRiVE Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. David Kateete a THRiVE postdoctoral fellow wins a National Institutes of Health/FOGARTY INTERNATIONAL CENTER grant . The project titled: ‘Nurturing Genomics and BioinformaticsResearch Capacity in Africa (Breca)’ will run for five years under grant number 1U2RTW010672-01. Public Health Relevance: The advent of high-throughput sequencing technologies that yield huge amounts of data has rendered bioinformatics expertise relevant in […]



  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Esella Country Hotel, Kampala - Uganda
Epidemiology and Bio-statistics Course
  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) Duduville Campus, Nairobi, Kenya
Supervisor Training Workshop
Apply for THRiVE MSc and Internship Fellowships 2017