Fogarty Africa Consortium on Tuberculosis (FACT)

FEAT2Fogarty Africa Consortium on Tuberculosis (FACT) was created in 2010 as a collaboration between the Dartmouth-BU AITRP (Tanzania) and the Georgia-Case Western Reserve AITRP (Uganda). The goal of FACT is to connect current and former Fogarty trainees from East Africa in a south-south research network and to develop priorities for clinical, epidemiologic and programmatic tuberculosis research in the region.

kampala_400The first annual one day research meeting was held in Dar es Salaam in 2010 and the second annual meeting will be held on June 18, 2011 in Kampala. The program includes research lectures, study design discussions and a poster session. Annual meetings will alternate between Dar and Kampala and the 2012 program will expand to include other East African Fogarty trainees.