DELGEME (Development of Excellence in Leadership and Training in Genetics for Malaria Elimination) in Sub-Saharan Africa encourage young scientists to specialize in cutting edge tools like genomics, metabolomics, drug design and bioinformatics with the focus of eliminating malaria in Africa.
As part of the DELGEME Program, a workshop for the second cohort of PhD, Post-Doctoral fellows and aspiring Leaders together with awardees and supervisors was held from 30th of April to the 07th of May 2018 with the aim to identifying gaps and improving individual research proposals.
Dr. Oumou Maiga-Ascofare from KCCR was present as Facilitator and Aspiring leader awardee. A week of training for staff of National Malaria Control Programs (NMCP) from 15 African countries (Cameroon, Ghana, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Gabon, Cote d’Ivoire, Angola, Cape Verde, DR Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, The Gambia and Chad) was organized in Bamako, Mali. During this training, participants learnt the basic concepts of Molecular Biology and its application in the fight against malaria.