PhD positions in SUPPORT project

There are currently eight PhD student positions available for African early and mid-career researchers to develop their thesis within the SUPPORT project action: ‘Supporting the next generation of African researchers on preventing HIV paediatric mortality through a training network’, a highly multidisciplinary, international and competitive training program in paediatric research.

Uganda, Kampala Makerere University

  • Research project: Evaluation of the accuracy of a new “Severity Biomarker” to predict post discharge mortality (PDM) in a cohort of CHLIV and other risk factors. View offer
  • Research Project: Evaluate the use of ai devices to monitor early signs of respiratory failure to reduce post-discharge mortality. View offer

Mozambique, Maputo – Universidade Eduardo Mondlane

  • Research Project: Impact of improved follow-up and HIV point of care viral load in post-discharge mortality. View offer

Senegal, Dakar Université Cheikh Anta Diop

  • Research Project: Analyze drug-resistant bacteria infection & colonization and its impact in morbidity in children living with HIV. View offer

Zambia, Lusaka – University of Zambia

  • Research project: Impact of prolonged respiratory viral infection in children living with HIV on post-discharge mortality. View offer
  • Research Project: Cytomegalovirus viral load as post-discharge mortality predictor in children living with HIV. View offer

Zimbabwe, Harare – University of Zimbabwe

  • Research project: Improving the knowledge of pharmacokinetics in children living with HIV. View offer
  • Research Project: Impact of prolonged gastrointestinal pathogens and histoplasmosis in children living with HIV on post-discharge mortality. View offer

Please direct all enquiries to globalhealth.pediatrics.group@gmail.com