What is TIBA?

Our aims:

  1. Improve the diagnosis and surveillance of infectious diseases in resource-poor settings
  2. Improve the deployment of existing drug treatments and enhance local capacity to develop new ones
  3. Improve the deployment of existing vaccines and enhance local capacity to develop new ones
  4. Improve the management of endemic and epidemic infectious diseases by:
    1. Strengthening health systems, governance and ethics
    2. Improving policy development and implementation
    3. Enhancing capacity to respond to infectious disease emergencies

Our science:

Disciplines - infection biology, clinical medicine, primary health care, health systems, international development, governance and ethics, diagnostics, surveillance and epidemiology, molecular biology and drug development, immunology and vaccinology, genomics and bioinformatics, synthetic biology, innovation

Diseases - schistosomiasis, malaria, trypanosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis, co-morbidities, NCDs + emerging infectious diseases