World TB Day – 24 March 2021

Globally, Tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death from a single infectious disease agent.  Our sustained research in St Andrews over the last 10 years (on the disease and the pathogen responsible) has developed global capacity to improve tuberculosis …

24th March 2021 | igh


The SMERT project ends in success

Funded by the European and Developing countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP), the two-year project brought together four institutions in Tanzania: National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) through its Mbeya Medical Research Centre and National Health Research and Ethics Committee (NatHREC), …

1st October 2019 | igh


SWAB Stakeholders meeting

The Scotland–West Africa Partnership to fight Antimicrobial resistance recently held their first stakeholders meeting in Ho, the capital city of Ghanaian Volta region.

18th March 2019 | news


Streamlining health research ethics & medicines regulation

Dr Wilber Sabiiti recently visited the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College where he gave two lectures.

6th March 2019 | news


Visit to Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute

Dr Wilber Sabiiti recently led training by the MBLA Implementation Team at Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute.

6th March 2019 | news


Scientists revolutionise treatment of tuberculosis

New medical advances could revolutionise the ability to treat undetected tuberculosis (TB) thanks to an international team of scientists led by the University of St Andrews.

6th February 2019 | news


MBLA Conference

the first ever Molecular bacterial load assay (MBLA) stakeholders conference was held at the University of St Andrews, 11th – 13th June 2018.

25th June 2018 | news


MBLA Conference

Experts from around the world are gathered in St Andrews to learn how to dramatically cut the time needed to diagnose tuberculosis to save hundreds of thousands of lives.

13th June 2018 | news


Partnership to strengthen Research ethics and Medicines regulation in Tanzania

The University of St Andrews in partnership with NIMR, TFDA and KCRI launched the SMERT (Streamlining health research ethics and medicines regulation) project on 23rd April 2018 in Dar es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania.

27th April 2018 | news


Keystone Symposia on Translating tuberculosis research findings into policy and practice

Dr. Wilber Sabiiti recently presented a paper at the Keystone Symposia on Translation of tuberculosis research into policy and practice.

23rd April 2018 | news