Partners and collaborators
Mycetoma Research Centre
The Mycetoma Research Centre (MRC) is a global leader in mycetoma management and research. The Centre was set up in 1991, at the University of Khartoum, and in 2015 was recognised as a WHO collaborating centre on mycetoma. The main aim of the centre is to increase the quality of life for mycetoma patients and generate evidence based developments in mycetoma care.
The centre recognises the importance of taking a multidisciplinary approach to mycetoma management, as holistic care includes medical, surgical and rehabilitative interventions. Community involvement is recognised as essential to improve care seeking behaviour and patient support, as most mycetoma patients reside in resource poor and remote rural access. Research, innovation and the transfer of knowledge form the cornerstone of the MRC practice.
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Dr Sahar M Bakhiet, Project Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Ahmed Hassan Fahal, Centre Leader - email@example.com
University of Rwanda
The University of Rwanda strives to be a leading University that develops highly enterprising graduates prepared and dedicated to building a more just and sustainable society locally, nationally and globally, with appropriate innovations that advance quality of life. Their mission is to support the development of Rwanda by discovering and advancing knowledge, committed to the highest standards of academic excellence, where students are prepared for lives of service, leadership and solutions.
BSMS’s partnership with the University is channelled through Dr Jeannette Bayisenge, who is the Director for the Center for Gender Studies at the University.
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Dr Jeannette Bayisenge - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA) is a regional membership-based and donor-supported research and capacity-building organisation whose mission is to promote dialogue and interaction between researchers and policy-makers in Eastern and Southern Africa with a view to enhancing the impact of research on policy-making and development planning. It is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Membership is open to all individuals and institutions engaged in teaching and/or research. OSSREA not only engages in interdisciplinary research but also provides research grants to junior and senior scholars based in the region. OSSREA operates major projects either independently or in collaboration with other institutions and produces a variety of scholarly publications ranging from its bi-annual journal to monographs, books and research reports.
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Professor Getnet Tadele - email@example.com
The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a global research and learning organisation for equitable and sustainable change. In partnership with the University of Sussex, IDS is ranked first in the world for development studies by the QS University Rankings. IDS believe passionately that cutting-edge research, knowledge and mutual learning are crucial in shaping the transformations needed to reduce inequalities, accelerate sustainability and build more inclusive and secure societies. In line with our engaged excellence approach, we are committed to collaborating closely with local civil society, governments, international NGOs, citizens, donors, researchers and many others to realise this positive change.
Tom Barker - Senior Health and Nutrition Convenor: firstname.lastname@example.org
Karine Gatellier – Nutrition Convenor: email@example.com