Current Research and Training Programs

Current projects are ordered by start date.

UEM-Vanderbilt Academic Partnership for Enhancements in Research (APER)

Building on over a decade of partnership, the Faculty of Medicine at University Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) and the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) are seeking to expand upon the groundwork laid by the longstanding PRISM (Partnership for Research in Implementation Science – Mozambique collabora

Partnership for Research in Implementation Science – Mozambique (PRISM)

The Republic of Mozambique, a Portuguese-speaking country of 28 million people on the southeast coast of Africa, has experienced significant economic growth and distinct progress in improving health indicators over the past two decades. Since the end of a devastating civil war in 1992, health has been a government priority, particularly in response to the crushing burden of HIV/AIDS.

Collaborative Research Ethics Education-Mozambique (Formaçao Colaborativa em Etica na Pesquisa, FoCEP)

The growth in research activity projected for the next decade by the Mozambican government and international agencies highlights the continued need for capacity building in research ethics well into the future. With the groundwork laid for systems of basic, translational, clinical and public health research, capacity development in research ethics has been essential to address critical research questions in an ethically consistent way. The four most evident areas in which attention is still needed are:

Supporting Sustainable Implementation of HIV and TB Services for Epidemic Control in the Republic of Mozambique "Avante 2"

Principal Investigator(s): William Wester, M.D., M.P.H. Supporting Sustainable Implementation of HIV and TB Services for Epidemic Control in the Republic of Mozambique "Avante 2" (1NU2GGH001943-02) HIV Services in Mozambique supported by CDC/PEPFAR