• PI: Prof. Helen Schneider
  • Funder: Belgian Development Cooperation through the Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM)
  • Dates: 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2016

Project Summary

A Transition Period for FA3 (2014-2016)

Overall Objective: to strengthen the rational  basis and 'country ownership of health care sysems and policies in developing countries

Specific Objective:  Build, reinforce and support appropriate and sustainable capacity in developing countries for conducting research, training personnel and delivering services.

Increase capacity of UWC SOPH to provide, and support others in providing post graudate public health training

Consolidate alumni network

Key Activities

Developing/updating of distance materials; writing of guidelines; workshops; exhange visits (ITM/SOPH); doctoral training; and establshment of online communication networks


Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) (Belgium)

University of Pretoria - DVTD

School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape
Robert Sobukwe Road, Bellville 7535, Republic of South Africa
Tel: +27-21 - 959 2809 | Fax: +27- 21 - 959 2872 | Email: mppetersen@uwc.ac.za