Health threats facing Africa are complex, and systems to combat them are constrained

Focus areas and research themes

At SACEMA, we work with a wide variety of health issues, including HIV, TB, vaccine-preventable diseases, emerging infections, cancer and diabetes

At the population scale, our work focuses on transmission dynamics and interventions. Our primary research themes are:

Within the body, our emphasis is on biomakers, drug targets, and diagnostics. Our primary research themes are:

SACEMA also provides excellent research facilities and a stimulating environment in which scientists can interact to transcend disciplinary and institutional boundaries. We collaborate with local and international experts, building partnerships to improve health outcomes across the African continent, and inform practice throughout the world. Click here for more information about collaborations.