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Southern Africa Consortium for Research Excellence (SACORE): successes and challenges

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Mandala, Wilson L, Cowan, Frances M, Lalloo, David ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7680-2200, Wilkinson, Robert J, Kelly, Paul, Chidzonga, Midion M, Michelo, Charles, Gomo, Exnevia, Bailey, Robin, Simuyemba, Moses, Musonda, Rosemary, Nyirenda, Moffat and Nachega, Jean B (2014) 'Southern Africa Consortium for Research Excellence (SACORE): successes and challenges'. Lancet Global Health, Vol 2, Issue 12, e691-e692.

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Abstract

Most universities and research institutions in sub-Saharan Africa are limited by inadequate resources and research expertise. The few appropriately qualified academics have a large teaching workload (in addition to a clinical workload in the case of clinicians). Additionally, young researchers who take up training opportunities overseas rarely return home because of a scarcity of career opportunities and incentives. The Southern Africa Consortium for Research Excellence (SACORE) aims to contribute to reversing this trend by establishing a vibrant environment to support training and research in southern Africa.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General Medicine. Health Professions > W 20.5 Biomedical research
W General Medicine. Health Professions > Professional practice > W88 Administrative work. Teaching. Research
WA Public Health > Health Administration and Organization > WA 540 National and state health administration
Faculty: Department: Clinical Sciences & International Health > Clinical Sciences Department
Clinical Sciences & International Health > International Public Health Department
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(14)70321-3
Depositing User: Martin Chapman
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2015 11:17
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:09
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/5027

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