Linked-Strengthening Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Research Training in Kenya
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Ongoing

Linked-Strengthening Maternal,Newborn and Child Health Research Training in Kenya

 

The overall aim of this Linked Award is to establish a Collaborative Center focused on Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) research training at the University of Nairobi (UON). The award is designed to build research capacity and provide training in implementation science and applied research, health metrics and evaluation, and program leadership relevant to achieving Kenya's health development goals. This award is linked to the Programmatic application 'Strengthening Medical Education for Improved Health Outcomes in Kenya' submitted by PRIME-Kenya, a consortium comprised of the UON, University of Washington (UW), and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). 

The Linked-Strengthening Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Research Training in Kenya. The grant is linked to Partnership for Innovative Medical Education in Kenya (PRIME-K).  The project is supported by Award Number 5R24TW008907 from the US National Institutes of Health. The Principal investigator is Dr Dalton Wamalwa (http://profiles.uonbi.ac.ke/daltonwamalwa/

Collaborators: 

University of Washington (UW) and the Ministry of Health (Kenya)

Start Month: 
August
Start Year: 
2010
End Month: 
August
End Year: 
2015