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  1. Strategic Continental Initiatives FRANCISCA MUTAPI

  2. TACKLING INFECTIONS TO BENEFIT AFRICA TIBA has £7M funding from NIHR UK to do research intended to strengthen the ways that African health systems tackle neglected & emerging tropical diseases

  3. The Partnership

  4. TIBA’s Values & Aims Shift centre of gravity to Africa Africa led Inclusive engagement Equitable partnerships Improve disease/infection diagnosis/surveillance Improve deployment of existing drugs/vaccines/treatments Enhance local capacity to develop/produce new interventions Improve management of endemic and epidemic diseases

  5. OUR WORK PLAN Work Package 4 - Technology Transfer & Training Kinyanjui, Awandare Work Package 6 - Emergency Response Woolhouse, Rambaut Work Package 5 - Dissemination for Action Chimbari, Mutapi Work Package 3 - Tool Kits Rusakaniko, Ndebele, Banda Work Package 2 - Making a Difference Project PIs Work Package 1 – Rapid Impact Project PIs

  6. TIBA is improving disease diagnosis in Africans (WP1)

  7. TIBA is contributing to diagnosis, treatment & prevention (WP2) Malaria vaccine development Improving diagnosis of sleeping sickness to reduce maternal transmission Managing paediatric schistosomiasis Developing a generic diagnostic tool for any infectious disease Making a Difference

  8. TIBA is improving access to drugs & vaccines in Africa (WP3) Treatment of paediatric schistosomiasis Praziquantel Phase III trials, Zimbabwe Facilitating vaccine innovation to application value chain 5 Day Workshop: ROADMAP TO DEVELOP AN AFRICAN VACCINE POLICY South Africa, July 2019

  9. TIBA is contributing to Africa’s Human Capital (WP4) UNIVERSITY OF GHANA CENTRE FOR EVIDENCE SYNTHESIS Training Workshop on Scientific Evidence Synthesis for Health Policy and Practise in Africa 20-24th May 2019, Accra, Ghana Real time genomic sequencing Hands-on workshop -using nanopore sequencing and molecular epidemiology for virus outbreak response University of Ghana 11-15 Dec 2018

  10. TIBA is improving health systems in Africa (WP5) 68th Session WHO AFRO Regional Committee Meeting 2018

  11. TIBA is improving emergency preparedness & response (WP6) FCO-UK, March 2019 Real time genomic sequencing during outbreaks Investigation of rotavirus outbreaks post vaccine introduction Epidemiology of measles virus genotypes associated outbreaks in Rwanda

  12. TIBA is aligned with Africa’s Health Agenda Together we can go further