The Makerere University Kampala (MUK) School of Biomedical Sciences http://sbs.mak.ac.ug/ Higher Degree Research and Ethics Committee (SBS-HDREC) has approved to be conducted in Uganda the East Africa wide research study titled: “Tuberculosis Working to Empower Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts (TWENDE)”
In a letter signed by Dr. Erisa Mwaka, Chairperson, SBS-HDREC and that is dated 9th September 2016 the SBS-HDREC informed the TWENDE Consortium as follows: “In the matter concerning the review of a research proposal entitled: “Tuberculosis Working to Empower Nations’ Diagnostic Efforts” the Investigator has met all the requirements as stated by SBS-HDREC and therefore, the protocol is APPROVED.”
The Principal Investigators for TWENDE http://www.cparuganda.com/index.php/twende/91-twende-researchers/169-twende-researchers in Uganda are Dr. Alphonse Okwera and Prof. Moses Joloba. Ms. Norah Owaraga http://www.cparuganda.com/index.php/twende/91-twende-researchers/162-the-twende-social-scientist is the TWENDE Social Scientist and in Uganda she will play a lead role in qualitative data collection, processing and analysis. Dr. Wilber Sabiiti http://www.cparuganda.com/index.php/twende/91-twende-researchers/166-the-twende-lead-researcher is the TWENDE Team Leader.
Read more on TWENDE:
• The TWENDE Consortium Partners http://www.cparuganda.com/index.php/twende/90-twende-consortium/170-twende-consortium-profile

• How TWENDE intends to Break the Cycle of Uganda’s Tuberculosis Burden http://www.cparuganda.com/index.php/twende/92-twende-news/134-breaking-the-cycle-of-uganda-s-tuberculosis-burden

• How TWENDE intends to Lessen the Tuberculosis Burden in Tanzania http://www.cparuganda.com/index.php/twende/92-twende-news/167-lessening-the-tuberculosis-burden-in-tanzania

• How TWENDE plans to contribute towards Kenya’s Tuberculosis Control Efforts http://www.cparuganda.com/index.php/twende/92-twende-news/179-kenya-s-tuberculosis-control-efforts

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