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Cambridge Infectious Diseases

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge


Connections in Africa

People specializing in this area

Principal Investigators

Professor Stephen Bentley
  • MRC Gambia, The Gambia
  • MLW, Blantyre, Malawi
  • National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg, South Africa


Professor David Dunne
  • Kenya
  • Mali
  • Uganda
Professor Andres Floto
  • K-RITH Centre, Durban, South Africa
Professor Christopher Howe
  • University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dr Robert Kingsley
  • KEMRI, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Wellcome Trust Tropical Unit Blantyre Malawi


Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi
  • Infectious Diseases Institute, Kampala, Uganda (Collaborations on 4 active research projects).
  • Director of Ugandan Academy for Health Innovation and Impact 
Nazima Pathan
  • Kilifi, Kenya
Dr. Manjinder Sandhu
  • MRC/UVRI, Uganda
  • University of KwaZulu‐Natal, South Africa
  • University of Ghana, Ghana;
  • African Partnership for Chronic Disease Research (14 centres across 12 African countries)
Dr Caroline Trotter
  • I have connections in Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal through the MenAfriCar consortium (
Shona Wilson
  • National Institute of Medical Research-Mwanza, Tanzania
  • Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi
  • Vector Control Division, Department of Health, Uganda
  • Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Bamako, Mali
Professor James Wood
  • Ghana
  • Ethiopia- Ethicobots