Research capacity building with mycetoma as the central research challenge

Davey, Gail, Callow, Clare and Newport, Melanie J (2021) Research capacity building with mycetoma as the central research challenge. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 115 (4). p. 436. ISSN 0035-9203

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Abstract

The Lancet Commission on the future of health in sub-Saharan Africa concluded that Africa's research transformation will only happen through investment, collaboration and partnerships. Here we describe the research capacity building partnership developed between the Mycetoma Research Centre in Khartoum, Sudan, and the Centre for Global Health Research at Brighton & Sussex Medical School (BSMS), Brighton, UK. This partnership, supported by the BSMS–National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Unit (GHRU) on Neglected Tropical Diseases and the NIHR Research Innovation for Global Health (RIGHT)-funded Social Sciences for Severe Stigmatising Skin Conditions (5S) Foundation, uses the multidisciplinary, translational model originally used to study podoconiosis, another highly neglected tropical condition, and applies this to the conundrum that is mycetoma.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Capacity Building, Humans, Mycetoma
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Global Health and Infection
SWORD Depositor: Mx Elements Account
Depositing User: Mx Elements Account
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2022 16:32
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2022 16:45
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/106557

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