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Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa): Partnership for Innovation Research Projects (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-RM-22-023
PI NAMEINSTITUTION NAMETITLECOUNTRIES
CHOUDHURY, ANANYOWITS HEALTH CONSORTIUM (PTY), LTDIntegrated modeLs for Early Risk-prediction in Africa (ILERA) studySouth Africa
KATEETE, DAVID PATRICK (contact)
NAKATUMBA, JOYCE NABENDE
MAKERERE UNIVERSITYTuberculosis in households with infectious cases in Kampala city: Harnessing health data science for new insights on TB transmission and treatment response (DS-IAFRICA-TB)Uganda
LEKE, AMINKENG ZAWUOHEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATIONArtificial Intelligence assisted echocardiography to facilitate optimal image extraction for congenital heart defects diagnosis in Sub-Saharan AfricaCameroon
LOMBARD, ZANEWITS HEALTH CONSORTIUM (PTY), LTDAdvancing discovery for developmental disorders - expanded analysis of the DDD-Africa resourceSouth Africa
OYELADE, JELILI OLANREWAJU (contact)
GYMREK, MELISSA
JJINGO, DAUDI
COVENANT UNIVERSITYGenome-wide characterization of complex variants and their phenotypic effects in African populationsNigeria
SINYINZA, ELIJAH (contact)
ABIMIKU, ALASH'LE G
AWANDARE, GORDON AKANZUWINE
WINTERS, ANNA MARIE
AKROS RESEARCH, INC.Geo-enabled detect and respond system for antimalarial resistance in Ghana: GDRS - GhanaZambia
AMEGAH, ADELADZA KOFI (contact)
BAINOMUGISHA, ENGINEER
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COASTLeveraging Data Science Applications to Improve Children's Environmental Health in Sub-Saharan Africa (DICE)Ghana
FATUMO, SEGUN (contact)
CHIKOWORE, TINASHE
KUMA, AMA BENNEH-AKWASI
UGANDA VIRUS RESEARCH INSTITUTEBCX-Africa: Utilizing data science to evaluate the applicability of blood cell traits polygenic risk scores for disease prediction in AfricaUganda
KALK, EMMA KATEUNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWNINnovative data Science to Impact the TB Epidemic - INSITESouth Africa
MAKANGA, PRESTIGE TATENDA (contact)
GOVINDASAMY, TAMARA
CENTRE/SEXUAL HLTH/HIV AID RES/ZIMBABWECHaracterizing Effects of Air Quality In Maternal, Newborn and Child Health: The CHEAQI-MNCH Research ProjectZimbabwe
NAKASI, ROSEMAKERERE UNIVERSITYAutomated Mobile Microscopy for Malaria Diagnosis and surveillance in UgandaUganda
RETSHABILE, GAONE (contact)
KYOBE, SAMUEL
UNIVERSITY OF BOTSWANADSpace: Utilizing Data Science to Predict and Improve Health Outcomes in Pediatric HIVBotswana
SALEH, MANSOOR N (contact)
BALIS, ULYSSES GREGORY JOHN
RAO, ARVIND
SAYED, SHAHIN
WALJEE, AKBAR K
AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY (KENYA)Leveraging artificial intelligence/machine learning-based technology to overcome specialized training and technology barriers for the diagnosis and prognostication of colorectal cancer in AfricaKenya

 

Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa): Research Education Program (UE5 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-RM-22-022
PI NAMEINSTITUTION NAMETITLECOUNTRIES
ARIBISALA, BENJAMIN SEGUN (contact)
ADENIJI-SOFOLUWE, ADENIKE TEMITAYO
HAPPI, CHRISTIAN T. 
PEARSON, ALEXANDER THOMAS
LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITALData Science and Medical Image Analysis Training for Improved Health Care Delivery in Nigeria - DATICANNigeria
DOUMBIA, SEYDOU (contact)
SHAFFER, JEFFREY G
UNIV OF SCIENCES, TECH & TECH OF BAMAKOWest Africa Center of Excellence for Data Science Research EducationMali
MASIGA, DANIEL KANANI (contact)
ALI, AMINA ABUBAKAR
NGUGI, ANTHONY KARANJA
INTERNATIONAL CENTRE OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGEneza Data Science: Enhancing Data Science Capability and Tools for Health in East AfricaKenya
OWOLABI, MAYOWA OJO (contact)
FATUMO, SEGUN
OVBIAGELE, BRUCE
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF IBADANGrowing Data-science Research in Africa to Stimulate Progress (GRASP)Nigeria
SAMPANE-DONKOR, ERICCOLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF GHANAApplication of Data Science to Build Research Capacity in Zoonoses and Food-Borne Infections in West AfricaGhana
TUMUSIIME, DAVID (contact)
DAVILA-ROMAN, VICTOR G
FORAKER, RANDI E
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF RWANDASYNthetic Healthcare DAta Platform for Data SciEnce Training ("SYNAPSE")Rwanda

 

Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Open Data Science Platform and Coordinating Center (U2C – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-RM-20-018
PI NameInstitution NameTitleCollaborating Countries
MULDER, NICOLA (contact)
SKELTON, MICHELLE
UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWNeLwazi Open Data Science Platform and Coordinating CenterSouth Africa, Mali, Mauritius, Sudan, Uganda

 

Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-RM-20-017
PI NameInstitution NameTitleCollaborating Countries
MOODLEY, KEYMANTHRI (contact)
RENNIE, STUART
STELLENBOSCH UNIVERSITY TYGERBERG CAMPUSResearch for Ethical Data Science in Southern Africa (REDSSA)South Africa
OGUNDIRAN, TEMIDAYO OLUSADE (contact)
ADEBAMOWO, CLEMENT ADEBAYO
CENTER FOR BIOETHICS AND RESEARCH, NIGERIABridging Gaps in the ELSI of Data Science Health Research in Nigeria (BridgELSI)Nigeria
THALDAR, DONRICH WILLEMUNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATALDS-I Africa - LAWSouth Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda
WONKAM, AMBROISEUNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWNPublic Understanding of Big data in Genomics Medicine in Africa (PUBGEM-Africa)South Africa, Cameroon, Ghana

 

Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Research Training Program (U2R – Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-RM-20-016
PI NameInstitution NameTitleCollaborating Countries
BERHANE, KIROS T (contact)
BEKELE, RAHEL
WEKE, PATRICK OLOO
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCESAdvancing Public Health Research in Eastern Africa through Data Science Training (APHREA-DST)United States of America, Ethiopia, Kenya
CHIMUSA, RUGAMIKA EMILEUNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWNComputational Omics and Biomedical Informatics Program (COBIP)South Africa, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe
CHUNARA, RUMI (contact)
HOGAN, JOSEPH W
MWANGI, ANN
VEDANTHAN, RAJESH
NEW YORK UNIVERSITYNYU-Moi Data Science for Social Determinants Training ProgramUnited States of America, Kenya
DAVILA-ROMAN, VICTOR G (contact)
NDIFON, WILFRED
PAYNE, PHILIP R O
TUMUSIIME, DAVID
TWIZERE, CELESTIN
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITYResearch Training in Data Science for Health in Rwanda
 
United States of America, Rwanda
FAWZI, WAFAIE W (contact)
BARNIGHAUSEN, TILL
MOSHABELA, MOSA
MWAMBI, HENRY GODWELL   
HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTHResearch Training on Harnessing Data Science for Global Health Priorities in AfricaUnited States of America, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
KATEETE, DAVID PATRICK (contact)
JOLOBA, MOSES LUTAAKOME
MAKERERE UNIVERSITYMakerere University Data Science Research Training to Strengthen Evidence-Based Health Innovation, Intervention and Policy (MakDARTA)Uganda
MCKINNEY, CHRISTY MICHELLE (contact)
AMOAKO-YIRENKYI, PETER
DONKOR, PETER
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTONData Science for Child Health Now in Ghana (DS-CHANGE)United States of America, Ghana

 

Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Research Hubs (U54 – Clinical Trial Optional) RFA-RM-20-015
PI NameInstitution NameTitleCollaborating Countries
ABIMIKU, ALASH'LE G (contact) 
CHARURAT, MANHATTAN E
DE OLIVEIRA, TULIO DE PAIVA NAZARETH ANDRADE
NARANBHAI, VIVEK
XIONG, CHENFENG

INSTITUTE OF HUMAN VIROLOGY
Role of Data Streams In Informing Infection Dynamics in Africa- INFORM AfricaNigeria, South Africa, Zambia
ALI, AMINA ABUBAKAR (contact)
WALJEE, AKBAR K
AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY (KENYA)UZIMA-DS: UtiliZing health Information for Meaningful impact in East Africa through Data ScienceKenya
CHERSICH, MATTHEW (contact)
LUCHTERS, STANLEY
WITS HEALTH CONSORTIUM (PTY), LTDDeveloping data science solutions to mitigate the health impacts of climate change in Africa: the HE2AT CenterSouth Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Kenya
CHICHOM, ALAIN MEFIRE (contact)
HUBBARD, ALAN E
JUILLARD, CATHERINE
NGUEFACK, TSAGUE
UNIVERSITY OF BUEAHarnessing Data Science to Promote Equity in Injury and Surgery for AfricaCameroon, South Africa, Uganda
HAPPI, CHRISTIAN T (contact)
FOUTS, DERRICK E
OBARO, STEPHEN
REDEEMER'S UNIVERSITYCombatting AntiMicrobial Resistance in Africa Using Data Science (CAMRA)Nigeria, Rwanda
HAZELHURST, SCOTT (contact)
KYOBUTUNGI, CATHERINE
RAMSAY, MICHELE MICHELE
TOLLMAN, STEPHEN
WITS HEALTH CONSORTIUM (PTY), LTDMADIVA (Multimorbidity in Africa: Digital innovation, visualisation and application)South Africa, Kenya
OBUA, CELESTINO (contact)
CELI, LEO ANTHONY G
HABERER, JESSICA ELIZABETH
MBARARA UNIVERSITY/SCIENCE/ TECHNOLOGYMUST Data Science Research Hub (MUDSReH)Uganda, Ghana, Kenya

 

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