Transforming horizons in southern Africa
Over the past quarter of a century, southern Africa has made great strides in improving health for millions of people.
The School is engaged in collaborative research with numerous partners across the region, focussing on everything from AIDS and tuberculosis, to cardiovascular diseases and complications of childbirth.
Find out more in our interactive publication
Improving health worldwide: Southern Africa (PDF, 3MB)
Our interactive publication highlights numerous projects the School is involved in and the difference it is making to people’s lives.
For printed copies of the publication, please contact the External Relations team.
Examples of research projects and groups active in East Africa
- Karonga Prevention Study
Established to study leprosy, the Karonga Prevention Study has expanded to also research TB, HIV and diabetes.
- ALPHA network
The ALPHA network combines and analyses data from numerous HIV studies, helping agencies to design and monitor HIV interventions.
A major trial that is measuring the impact of a test and treat approach to HIV.
A consortium which focuses on health governance, resources and financing issues.
- HPV in Africa Research Partnership (HARP)
HARP aims to improve cervical cancer prevention programmes for HIV-infected women.