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


The Molecular bacterial load assay at Public Health England (PHE), Porton Down, Salisbury

Dr. Wilber Sabiiti spent several days with the Porton Down PHE tuberculosis (TB) research team training them and optimising their Real-time PCR platform QuantiStudio TM Vii 6 and 7 Flex to perform Molecular bacterial load assay (MBLA).

4th September 2017 | news


The TWENDE course in Uganda: Translating Research Evidence into solutions

Dr Wilber Sabiiti and Dr Ewan Chrinside recently ran training sessions on translating research knowledge into commercial products and policies to practice at the recent TWENDE Course in Uganda.

4th September 2017 | news


The Union Africa Regional Conference on Tuberculosis and Lung diseases

Dr. Wilber Sabiiti recently presented some of his work at the UARC-TLD.

9th August 2017 | news


The Antimicrobial agents’ usage, antimicrobial resistance and policy symposium

Hosted as part of the 6th East African Health and Scientific Research Conference and International trade fair the symposium was co-chaired by Dr. Wilber Sabiiti and Dr. Helen Meme of Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI).

7th April 2017 | news


Getting innovative diagnostic and treatment tools into policy and practice

Dr Wilber Sabiiti has recently given a series of talks and training in different African countries showcasing the advantages of the molecular bacterial load assay (MBLA) and TWENDE work on developing model for rapid uptake of health research innovations into …

7th April 2017 | news


TWENDE on the road to success!

TWENDE is building a model to increase effectiveness of implementing health research innovations. Dr. Wilber Sabiiti, the co-ordinator of TWENDE Consortium has recently completed the TWENDE site monitoring visits in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and witnessed the great progress made.

28th March 2017 | news


Dr Wilber Sabiiti selected for International Funder’s Award in Management Skills

Congratulations to Dr Wilber Sabiiti who has been selected to participate in the new Wellcome Trust programme for researchers; International Funders’ Award in Management Skills.

9th December 2016 | news


EDCTP Forum presentations

Dr Wilber Sabiiti and Dr Derek Sloan recently represented the University of St Andrews at the 8th EDCTP forum.

21st November 2016 | news