Entries by Communications Department

Continuous Professional Development Training: Good Clinical Practice Guidelines and Introduction to Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Call for Training Applications for Continuous Professional Development Short Courses Accredited by the Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) for Early and Mid-Career Research and Healthcare Professionals Taught by CIDRZ and UNZA School of Public Health Faculty NEW! Deadline for Applications     17:00hrs Friday 5th January 2018   17 – 19  January 2018 Good Clinical Practice […]

CIDRZ Central Laboratory Launches the Largest Solar Plant in Zambia

Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Dr Jabbin Mulwanda cuts the ribbon at the Official Opening of the solar plant at the CIDRZ Central Laboratory with CIDRZ Board Chairperson Mr Bradford Machila Today, with generous support from the U.S. National Institutes Health through the University of Alabama at Birmingham, CIDRZ officially opened an 83.2 kW […]

CIDRZ Awarded Stop TB Partnership TB REACH Grant

         The implementation science project, Achieving TB Control in Zambia through Scale-up of Innovative Diagnostic Tools and Proven Active TB Case-Finding Interventions, will conduct systematic health facility and community-based case-finding interventions complemented by highly-sensitive screening and diagnostic tools to initiate a sustained increase in TB case detection in high-burden settings. The project […]

CIDRZ 2017-18 HealthCorps Fellows

2017 – 2018 CIDRZ HealthCorps Fellows Belinda Chihota, MSc-Control of Infectious Diseases (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK) Belinda is from Zimbabwe and has worked with Doctors of the World U.K., the Medical Research Council Uganda Virus Research Institute, and the Zimbabwean Biomedical Research and Training Institute. She will be attached to the […]

CIDRZ Launches New Implementation Science Directorate

CIDRZ is pleased to announce the launch of a new Directorate of Implementation Science. The U.S. National Institutes of Health defines implementation science (also referred to as implementation research) as “the study of methods to promote the integration of research findings and evidence into healthcare policy and practice. …It seeks to understand the behaviour of healthcare […]

CIDRZ at National Labour Day 2017

  Every year Zambia celebrates Labour Day with a march past His Excellency the President and an opportunity to decorate a float to display an organisation activities and contribution to the nation. 2017 was no exception and this year CIDRZ took part in style! Over thirty staff members volunteered to march, and our float displayed […]

CIDRZ facilitates National ARV Logistic Systems Training

CIDRZ, with the support from the US Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) partnership, is conducting a National ARV Logistics System Workshop to prepare health centre, hospital, District Health Management Teams, and Provincial staff to use the Standard Operating Procedures Manual for the Management of […]

Training Health Staff to Implement Differentiated Ways to Provide ART

With support from the U.S. Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and CDC partnership, CIDRZ is conducting a Training of Trainers workshop on how to implement a differentiated care model for people on Antiretroviral Treatment (ART). The training is aimed at preparing the community outreach teams to roll out the implementation of the Community Adherence […]

CIDRZ – SHARE LSHTM Support UNZA Civil Engineering WASH Research

CIDRZ through the LSHTM – SHARE Consortium recently awarded research grants to Changwe Mafuta and Simapimbi Munaye, both 5th year University of Zambia (UNZA) School of Engineering Scholars to finish their research on sanitation engineering projects that will benefit Zambia. CIDRZ and the Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity (SHARE) Consortium of the London […]

Meharry Medical College and Morehouse School of Medicine: Focusing on Adolescent Health and Empowerment

With support from PEPFAR and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) partnership, we were honoured to host a site visit to the Chainda South Clinic and Kamwala Health Centre Youth Friendly Rooms (YFR) with Dr James Hildreth, President of the Meharry Medical College and Dr Valerie Montgomery Rice, President of the Morehouse […]