The rare opportunity – the first in Africa – is a major collaboration with Columbia University. The ANSRC is a partnership that brings together academic and research institutions across the East African region with the goal of building a PhD training programme in basic research in nutritional and agriculture science. The main aim is to address food insecurity in the region and raise the number of trained manpower in the selected fields of study across East African universities.
Strengthening the capacity of East African universities to train PhD and post-doctoral academics in areas such as human nutritional sciences, agriculture, technology, engineering and mathematics is urgently needed to develop local scientific capacity and help the region to achieve its development goals.
Global Education Connection (GEC) Chinese Students Visit to Nairobi Center in an initiative that seeks to connect the world by conducting research projects that are of relevant to US, Africa and China,
Teledentistry – short for telemedicine in dentistry – uses digital and telecommunication technology to support long-distance health care, patient and professional health education, public health and health administration. This emerging technology includes wand-like cameras lighter than electric toothbrush, along with videoconferencing and streaming media.
Moving the Agenda Forward for Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research in Southern and Eastern African Countries
Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi, hosted “Moving the Agenda Forward for Nursing and Midwifery Clinical Research in Southern and Eastern Africa”, on July 8th – 9th, 2015 in Nairobi Kenya. Partners included:
A group of thirty key stakeholders from the education sector in Kenya gathered at the Columbia Global Centers | Nairobi to deliberate the future of education in areas plagued by insecurity and conflict.
The African Nutritional Sciences Research Consortium (ANSRC) held a two-day workshop in Nairobi, Kenya, on the 24th to 25th January 2013. In total, 43 participants attended the ANSRC workshop, with regional representation drawn from Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, and also from Tunisia (ADB representatives), USA and Italy.