Africa: EDCTP and Africa CDC Collaborate to Develop Capacity for Outbreak and Epidemic Response in Sub-Saharan Africa

[Africa CDC] Reliable epidemiological data is often unavailable or severely limited in resource-limited settings in Africa. This knowledge gap is further aggravated by a shortage of skilled personnel in epidemiology and biostatistics to efficiently monitor, analyse and interpret epidemiological data to inform policy and decision-making. Training programmes are urgently needed to develop a cohort of epidemiologists across Africa and beyond, who can work in collaboration with their Ministries of Health or the National PuRead the Original Article