VIsion, Mission, Core Values, & Goals


To become a leading Centre for generating knowledge and skills for infectious disease prevention and control.


To conduct high level training through cutting edge research.

Core Values

  • Excellence,
  • Innovativeness,
  • Integrity,
  • Collegiality,
  • Transparency and
  • Equity.

Educational and Research Goals

  • To develop a critical mass of skilled human resources to both the private and public sectors (Ph.D. (20) and MSc (80) levels training)
  • Strengthen network/linkages with local, regional and international institutions 
  • Produce qualified manpower as future teaching and research faculty 
  • Develop advocacy programs for community and policy formulation
  • Establish applied research programs
  • Develop  infectious disease countermeasures 
  • Elucidate the ecology of pathogens