Current Research Projects
Despite the intensified use of Insecticide Residual Spraying (IRS) and Insecticide Treated Nets, parts of Zimbabwe have been experiencing a dramatic rise in numbers of malaria cases, with Manicaland experiencing one of the worst outbreaks. The BRTI, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the National Institute for Health Research and the University of the Witwatersrand have established a field site in Mutasa to study different aspects of malaria and the mosquitoes responsible for its transmission.
ICASA 2015 ZIMBABWE
The 18th edition of ICASA, the International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA), took place in Harare 2015, where the World Health Organization tabled new Anti Retroviral Therapy guidelines, designed to help the countries meet the ambitious 90-90-90 treatment target to help end the AIDS epidemic target by 2020
The Biomedical Training and Research Institute (BRTI) hosted the second FIEBRE (https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/research/centres-projects-groups/fiebre#welcome) Annual co-investigators meeting in Zimbabwe from 3 - 6 December 2018. World-leading fever experts were involved in the meeting contributing to the discussions and plans for the study going forward.
Over 40 team members of the partner organisations attended the meeting including London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine