Four early career researchers in the field of paediatric HIV recently received the CIPHER Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship and the UNIVERSAL Student Research and Capacity Building grant. As beneficiaries of these awards, these young doctors will receive invaluable support to help them further and strengthen their research towards improving HIV treatment for children living with HIV in sub Saharan Africa.
UNIVERSAL Student Research Capacity Building Grant
The UNIVERSAL Student Research Capacity Building Grant was established to provide young early career researchers in Africa with the skills necessary to address key research gaps in paediatric HIV. Winners of this grant will have the opportunity to participate in UNIVERSAL trials and enrich their research topics and investigative skills.
CIPHER Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship.
The CIPHER Growing the Leaders of Tomorrow Fellowship Programme was established to with the aim of contributing towards strengthening the HIV clinical research capacity in countries with a high incidence rate in sub-Saharan Africa by providing two-year research fellowships to emerging young leaders in paediatric HIV clinical science.