Current Project
D43 - ATCHIVR

Community-based research on HIV using critical skills in genomics, bioinformatics & data science to analyse behavioural & biologic interventions for the prevention & treatment of HIV & opportunistic infections.

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Current Project
Chiedza

A cluster-randomised trial that aims to determine the impact of community-based integrated HIV and sexual and reproductive health services for youth on HIV and other health outcomes.

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In Coming
Advanced Genomics Technologies workshop

A Hands on training workshop that is designed to enable researchers, laboratory scientists and post graduate students to learn more about genomic technologies and explore potential research areas.

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Current Project
Manicaland HIV Project

The Manicaland centre is commited to multidisciplinary research that help us understand and respond to trends in the spread, impact and control of the HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe.

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Current Project
COP 21

Health system strengthening is a key thematic research area at the Biomedical Research and Training Institute (BRTI) and is led by the Centre for International Health and Policy (CIHP).

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Current Project
XACT-3

A randomised controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate a scalable active case finding
intervention for TB using a point-of-care molecular tool (Gene Xpert).

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Current Project
VITALITY Trial

Evaluation of the efficacy of high-dose vitamin D3 plus calcium carbonate in improving musculoskeletal health of children living with HIV &investigate the effect of this intervention on bone density& turnover, muscle mass& strength, &immune regulation.

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Research

The administration section provides human resource and financial management of projects administered through BRTI. The human resource section includes assistance in staff recruitment and management of personnel files, compliance with legal responsibilities and administration of time sheets.

capacity building

The BRTI laboratories are in 2 different locations; a general Microbiology laboratory situated at the main BRTI main premises, number 10 Seagrave Road, Avondale Harare and the TB laboratory situated at the National Reference Laboratory, Harare hospital. Laboratory facilities include a multi-functional

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lab services

BRTI has a dedicated training room can accommodate up to 40 trainees, with modern projection equipment. There is guarded parking within the premises and outside. In addition, BRTI has a spacious garden with seats and tables for small discussion groups, and a small covered gazebo for larger discussion groups.

Research

Such research evolves around health systems to generate evidence that contributes to policies and initiatives for strengthening and improving health system performance for low and middle income countries (LMIC). 

Social Science

Tuberculosis research studies are designed to answer important questions and to find out whether new approaches are safe and effective. Tuberculosis research already has led many advances, and …

Health Systems

Health system strengthening is a key thematic research area at the Biomedical Research and Training Institute & is led by the Centre for International Health and Policy (CIHP). Such research evolves around health systems …

Clinical Trials

CHIEDZA is a cluster randomised trial which is Community based interventions to improve the HIV outcomes in young people. Adolescents and Young People (AYP) fare disproportionately poorly …

About Us

Our mission is to promote the health & quality of life of the peoples of Africa through research & training in the field of biomedicine. The institute emphasises the need to establish and maintain the highest levels of quality, professionalism, ethical standards and efficiency in its activities, and publishes these webpages in a spirit of openness and transparency.

Capacity Building

At BRTI we undertake many projects with encredible perfomance from various stakeholders mainly from Non Governmental Organisations(NGOs), individuals and Governments.

D43

Community-based research on HIV using critical skills in genomics, bioinformatics and data science.

 

Tesa

Trials of Excellence in Southern Africa (TESA) consortium which is a continuation of the TESA I, founded by a group on 9 institutions from 6 different under the phase 1 EDCTP framework. 

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To improve capacity in health-training related ICT methods to enable the implementation, evaluation and sustainability of new technologies for on-line e-learning.

Laboritory Services

The BRTI laboratory is registered with Health Professions Council and also accredited for ISO 15189 standards of operation. For quality assurance, the lab subscribes to both the Zimbabwe National Quality Assurance Programme (ZINQAP) and several External Quality Assurance schemes which include, College of American Pathologist (CAP)…..

Molecular diagnostics

This is a cross cutting unit, in which molecular assays are being done for detection, quantification of Viral loads, detection of Anti Retro Viral resistance (ARV)…

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Tb diagnostics

TB laboratory which was housed at the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory (NMRL) through an MOU with MoHCC …

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microbiology

 General Microbiology lab which process culture, identification and drug sensitivity testing of bacterial diseases and also does parasitology and mycology…

Start Your reSearch & training with us

The institute emphasises the need to establish and maintain the highest levels of quality, professionalism, ethical standards and efficiency in its activities, and publishes these webpages in a spirit of openness and transparency.