Aim: To enhance and maintain the operational research capacity of the ALERRT network by developing and implementing a training and capacity development programme.

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

The University of Yaoundé 1 participated in the 3rd Edition of the International forum on Public Health events and emergency management in Hilton-Cameroon, 28th Oct - 1st Nov 2019. The theme for the Forum was “Place du système de gestion des incidents dans le systems des soins d’urgence pour une couverture sante universelle optimale” (The place of incident management in Emergency care systems for optimal universal health coverage).

Dr Sylvie Kwedi presented on “Research Training Needs in Sub-Saharan Africa to Help Ensure Adequate Preparation for Response to Disease Outbreaks”. 

This was an opportunity to strengthen multisectoral partnerships and showcase  what ALERRT is working on. It also encouraged researchers to complete the Knowledge Gap Analysis (KGA) questionnaires, and to enrol in the Professional Development Scheme (PDS).