Capacity development for health research in Africa: experiences managing the African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship Program

@inproceedings{Kabiru2010CapacityDF,
  title={Capacity development for health research in Africa: experiences managing the African Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship Program},
  author={Caroline W Kabiru and Chimaraoke Otutubikey Izugbara and Susan W Wambugu and Alex Ezeh},
  booktitle={Health research policy and systems},
  year={2010}
}
Africa's progress depends on her capacity to generate, adapt, and use scientific knowledge to meet regional health and development needs. Yet, Africa's higher education institutions that are mandated to foster this capacity lack adequate resources to generate and apply knowledge, raising the need for innovative approaches to enhance research capacity. In this paper, we describe a newly-developed program to support PhD research in health and population sciences at African universities, the… CONTINUE READING
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