The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in collaboration with Navrongo Health Research Center is organizing a Symposium on Non-Communicable diseases on 14th& 15th March, 2017.
Venue: NMIMR Conference Hall
"Advancing Non-Communicable Disease Research in West Africa: Building cohorts for multidisciplinary research including genomic studies."
· To provide a platform for early career NCD researchers from Ghana and the West African region to present their research, learn lessons from on-going research, establish a network and plan future collaborations.
· To link colleagues involved in NCD research activities in Ghana and West Africa, including the Human Hereditary and Health in Africa Consortium (H3Africa) studies(AWI-Gen and Africa Kidney Disease Research Network), RODAM (Research on Obesity and Diabetes in African Migrants), colleagues / trainees on the NIH/Fogarty programmes (Wits NCD Research Leadership Training Programme; NYU/UG Cardiovascular Research Training Institute Training Programme), as well as others conducting NCD research in Ghana.Target Participants
Early career Non-Communicable Disease Researchers
Plenary sessions and Group discussions