THRiVE is a Welcome Trust funded consortium that brings together nine research institutes and universities in the East African Region and the United Kingdom. The aim of this collaboration is to build a critical mass of indigenous scientists and researchers and support them in achieving academic excellence in health sciences research. THRiVE is offering outstanding young researchers including undergraduate interns, post-graduate students and post-doctoral fellows the opportunity to be mentored by committed teams of scientific advisors from all collaborating institutions.
Develop and sustain a Consortium functioning as a network
Empower Institutions to build a critical mass of well-trained research scientists capable of winning highly competitive national and international grant
Augment the development of conducive institutional environment forqualityresearch
Support systems for improved governance and management of research activities
"To empower African Institutions to become Research Engines for Health Innovations and Evidence-based Healthcare Practices and Policies"
“To be a leading Network of Excellence in building Health Research Capacity in Africa."
THRiVE Partner Institutions
Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research. Mwanza (NIMR)
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College (KCMC) Uganda Gulu University – Uganda Uganda Virus Research Institute Makerere University Rwanda National University of Rwanda
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) University of Cambridge.