Swiss-TPH will lead RGMA development with support from UG, as well as bringing expertise in public health themes related to the TTPs, including fundamental research in One-Health theory and integrated methods at the human-animal-ecosystem interface.
Swiss-TPH brings anthropological and social-science competence and methods for public engagement and transdisciplinary engagement of communities. Swiss-TPH will also contribute expertise in brucellosis, bovine tuberculosis and rabies epidemiology and economics through MSc and PhD student mentoring, and face-to-face and on-line teaching, including Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in One-Health theory and methodology.
University of Glasgow has an excellent global scientific reputation and a strong track record in developing the next generation of biomedical research leaders, including African scientists. Contributions include expertise in One-Health research in SSA and in specific themes within the TTPs.
Mentoring of African scientists will be provided through hands-on experience in the UK and in collaboration with African host institutions. UG provides access to scientifically vibrant interdisciplinary environments integrating research in epidemiology, public health, evolutionary biology, bacteriology, virology, parasitology, ecology, mathematics, physics, computing science and statistics.