SANTHE is an acronym for “SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN NETWORK FOR TB/HIV RESEARCH EXCELLENCE” – a network of African-led research in HIV (particularly acute HIV (AHI) and Tuberculosis (TB) infection. SANTHE aims to shape and drive locally relevant basic, clinical and translational research in Africa by supporting the training of Interns, Masters of Science, Doctoral and Postdoctoral fellows.
In collaboration with University of Botswana, BHP will train 4 Masters of Science, 4 PhD, and 2 Postdoctoral Fellows supported through this project. Training of the young scientists shall enhance human resources for clinical and laboratory research capacity. The Project is undertaken in collaboration with the University of Kwazulu Natal (UKZN) and is funded by the Wellcome Trust and the UK Department for International Development.