One Health Project for the Horn of Africa

One Health Regional Network for the Horn of Africa (HORN) is a multidisciplinary, international partnership led by the University of Liverpool and is being implemented in academic institutions in Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somaliland.  The project aims to strengthen capacity of individuals and institutions to undertake high quality One Health research in the Horn of Africa. It is being implemented in the School of Public Health College of Health Sciences and Department of Public Health Pharmacology and Toxicology (PHPT) in te College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences (CAVS)

The 4-year project funded by UKRI and the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) from the Growing Research Capability is led by the University of Liverpool (UoL, UK) to the tune of British Pound Sterling 7.7 million.

Two post-doctoral fellows have been recruited at the UoN and a call for another two has been made. This is the first post doctoral fellows at the UoN. This has been achieved through the One Health Horn of Africa Project that was launched in February 2018. 

This was announced when the Principal investigator, Prof. Mathew Baylis of One health Regional Network for the Horn of Africa project from the University of Liverpool paid a courtesy call on the Vice Chancellor on Wednesday December 4, 2019.

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