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Auditor General's Office Begins Preparations for Auditing ACEIDHA'S 2019 Financial Records

The team from the Auditor General's Office holds its first meeting with the Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals (ACEIDHA) in order to begin preparations for auditing the Centre's 2019 financial records.

Before starting the meeting, the Auditor General's Office team, led by Mr. Lwamba Makasa, paid a courtesy call on the University of Zambia (UNZA) Vice-Chancellor, Prof Luke Mumba, where ACEIDHA is based.

Zambia’s Two ACEs Assessed

The National Management Steering Committee that is mandated to supervise the performance of the two Africa Centres of Excellence in Zambia met to assess their operations from 6th to 7th August 2020 at Twangale Park in Lusaka. The said Committee is headed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Higher Education, Mrs. Kayula Siame. The two Centres are Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals (ACEIDHA) at the University of Zambia and the Africa Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Mining (CBU-ACESM) at the Copperbelt University.

School of Veterinary Medicine Dean Applauds ACEIDHA & FORTECASE Support

Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine, Prof. King Nalubamba has commended the Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals (ACEIDHA) and Fostering Quality Graduate & Postgraduate Training & Research Through Enhanced Academic Collaboration and Mutual Student Exchange (FORTCASE) projects for supporting the University of Zambia in promoting e-learning through video recordings of lectures for postgraduate studies.

Digital Studio Workshop: Promoting Quality Postgraduate Training

The Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals (ACEIDHA) and Fostering Quality Graduate & Postgraduate Training & Research Through Enhanced Academic Collaboration and Mutual Student Exchange (FORTECASE) embarked on an ambitious business of improving the quality of postgraduate training by developing the Ph.D. curriculum and accredit all the courses.

ACEIDHA & FORTECASE Team Brainstorm Postgraduate Courses

The Africa Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals (ACEIDHA) and Fostering Quality Graduate & Postgraduate Training & Research Through Enhanced Academic Collaboration and Mutual Student Exchange (FORTECASE) team has continued to refine the proposed new FORTECASE courses for postgraduate programmes today.

Some of the proposed new FORTECASE courses include:
1. Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics
2. Bio-Informatics for Tropical Infectious Disease Pathogens
3. Control of Zoonotic Diseases.

Online Lectures

Dr. Andrew Phiri presents his lecture on ethics in food safety which highlights situations where ethics should be applied to ensure safety for consumers. Get the lecture from aceidha@unza.zm or aceidha@gmail.com.

ZNPHI Thanks ACEIDHA for the Support in COVID-19 Fight

Zambia National Public Health Institute (ZNPHI) Director, Prof Victor Mukonka, has showered praises on ACEIDHA through the Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine, Prof King Nalubamba, for supporting the COVID-19 surveillance efforts in Zambia.

Prof Mukonka said this during the COVID-19 surveillance training workshop for community multisector stakeholders who would be used to carry out event-based surveillance among the people in Chirundu.