This past November, representatives of the Zambian Ministry of Health, CIDRZ, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the University of California, San Francisco met with a diverse range of local stakeholders in Lusaka for the national dissemination of the preliminary results of the Better Information for Health in Zambia study – known locally as […]
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Dear Colleagues and Friends, After four great years leading CIDRZ, my family and I are transitioning from Zambia back to the US. I am thrilled to announce that Dr Izukanji Sikazwe, my Deputy for the last nearly four years, has been selected as my successor as CEO by the Board of Directors. Dr Sikazwe is […]
Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ) is a Zambian NGO improving the health of Zambians by conducting locally-relevant research, providing technical support and training, and strengthening primary healthcare provision systems in the areas of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases, Women’s health, newborn and child health. CIDRZ has been an active partner of […]
Obituary: Dr Nancy L. Czaicki PhD, MSPH, BS A bright and shining light dimmed far too soon It is with great sadness that we learned of the sudden passing of our colleague and friend, Nancy Czaicki, in a tragic accident in early January. Nancy only formally joined CIDRZ as a full-time Scientist in October of […]
Commenting on the transition that is effective January 2017, CIDRZ Board Chair, Mr Bradford Machila stated, “we celebrate the extraordinary efforts and successes of Dr Charles Holmes during his four years of leadership of CIDRZ. He, along with Dr Izukanji Sikazwe and their dedicated team have transformed the organisation into a well-managed, high performing, and […]
CIDRZ made a strong showing at this year’s World AIDS Day (WAD) Commemoration that took place in Lusaka under the global theme of “Hands Up for HIV Prevention.” Because knowing one’s HIV status is the necessary first step CIDRZ Community HIV Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) outreach teams provided free, confidential VCT. Meanwhile staff […]
With the National Science and Technology Council Certificate of Appreciation and the 2016 Merit award are from left, CIDRZ Chief Scientific Officer Dr Roma Chilengi, CIDRZ CEO Dr Charles Holmes, and Deputy CEO Dr Izukanji Sikazwe. CIDRZ Receives the National Science and Technology Council 2016 Science and Technology, Research and Development Merit Award in […]
For the third consecutive year CIDRZ conducted a week-long Scientific Writing Capacity Development Workshop for junior and mid-career CIDRZ researchers and post graduate students from The University of Zambia School of Medicine, as well as trainees from Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania. This practical and intensive scientific writing training opportunity was facilitated by published CIDRZ faculty […]
CIDRZ researchers presented eight posters and two oral presentations to an international audience at the 8th European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Forum which took place this November in Lusaka this year under the theme, “Defeating poverty-related and neglected diseases in Africa: harnessing research for evidence-informed policies.” CIDRZ presentations described recent clinical […]
Dr Thea Savory, Dr Mwanza Wa Mwanza, Mwansa Lumpa, Masuzyo Chitala, and Kombatende Sikombe of the CIDRZ Monitoring & Evaluation, Data, and Research departments recently graduated from the Bloomberg Philanthropies Data for Health Initiative D2P training. The training consisted of two one-week long sessions in March and November 2016 with weekly conference calls […]
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