Aim: To develop and implement a scalable, GCP-compliant, robust data management/ICT infrastructure suitable for resource-poor settings in SSA.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

......................................................................................................................................... November 2019

MRC Unit The Gambia at LSHTM hosted a training of 2 regional trainers from the 13-15th of November. The training was targeted to the FISSA Study Central Data Manager based in Cote D’Ivoire and a supporting Data Manager based in Uganda. The purpose of the training was to bring the trainers up to speed on the ALERRT Data Management and ICT Platform. The platform and the training covered the following modules:

  1. Generic SOPs on Data Management & ICT 
  2. Introduction and setting up of the Mobile Data Centre (MDC)
  3. REDCap Data Transfer Tool
  4. Query Management Tool
  5. MDC e-Learning Course
  6. FISSA Study DMP and SOPs

The training was delivered by key members of the WP3 team:

  • Bai Lamin Dondeh – WP3 Lead
  • Harry van Loen – WP3 Co-Lead
  • Badou Gaye – Head of IT
  • Pa Modou Cham – Developer
  • Yusupha S. Njie – Senior Data Manager
  • Hanne Landuyt – Clinical Data Manager