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Marius Awonon, Camille Gougnimenou, and Estelle Codo
ANCRE Team Honored at Ebola Symposium
The Advancing Newborn, Child and Reproductive Health (ANCRE) team in Benin was recognized recently for their work on Ebola and Lassa Fever, which they presented at Benin's National Ebola Symposium on July 20, 2016. ANCRE's work in Ebola, Lassa Fever, and other hemorrhagic fevers was presented by Estelle Codo (right), Community Health Systems Technical Advisor, and Marius Awonon (left), mHealth Specialist.
Dr. Munyaradzi Pasipamire
Wins Award for Young Investigators at AIDS 2016
URC is pleased to announce that Dr. Munyaradzi Pasipamire was awarded the IAS/ANRS Lange/van Tongeren Prize for Young Investigators at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa. The prize supports "young researchers who demonstrate innovation, originality, rationale and quality in the field of HIV research." One prize is awarded to the top scoring abstract in each of the conference research tracks. Dr. Pasipamire's abstract was chosen from among over 6,700 submitted to AIDS 2016 for Young Investigators for Track B, Clinical Research.
Laboratory Quality Improvement Hero Award Winner
Stanley Bulime, Senior Laboratory Services Strengthening Advisor on URC's USAID-funded SUSTAIN Project, received the Strengthening Laboratory Management Toward Accreditation (SLMTA) Hero Award for his quality improvement work in Uganda's laboratory system. Stanley was nominated by Philliam Aleti Aleezaibo, Public Health Specialist - Laboratory Quality Assurance Officer with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Uganda. In his nomination, Mr. Aleezaibo said, "...with all his hard work and dedication, I therefore nominate him as a SLMTA hero."