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Inaugural Zambia Research Development and Ethics (ZIRDE) Workshop held in Lusaka

By Perfect Shankalala, UNZA Training CoordinatorIn February 2024, the University of Zambia and the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) hosted the inaugural "Zambia Institute for Research Development and Ethics (ZIRDE) workshop" for eight fellows at Chaminuka Lodge in the Chongwe District of Lusaka. 

Vanderbilt and Zambian colleagues establish cancer research and training program

In partnership with the University of Zambia (UNZA) and the Zambia Cancer Diseases Hospital (CDH), the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, the Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center and the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center received $1.3 million for a five-year training grant funded by the National Cancer Institute to support cancer epidemiology research in Zambia.

NIH Training Grant Enhances PhD and Postdoctoral Training Programs at the University of Zambia

In continuing longstanding training collaborations between the University of Zambia School of Medicine/University Teaching Hospital (UNZA/UTH) and the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH), UNZA/UTH is partnering with VIGH on a renewal of a five-year research training grant from the Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to strengthen HIV-