13th H3Africa Consortium Meeting - Tunisia

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Latest conference

Title Opening / Closing date
13th H3Africa Consortium Meeting 8th - 12th April 2018, Tunis, Tunisia Sunday, April 7, 2019 to Friday, April 12, 2019
12th H3Africa Consortium Meeting Rwanda Sunday, September 16, 2018 to Friday, September 21, 2018
11th Meeting of the H3Africa Consortium - 2018: Uganda, Entebbe Wednesday, March 21, 2018 to Sunday, March 25, 2018

Latest Events

Type Title Opening / Closing date
Workshop Introductory Python based Software Carpentry Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 00:00 to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 00:00
Workshop NGS Analysis for Monogenic Disease in African Populations Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 07:00 to Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 16:00
Workshop Presentation skills Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:30

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Spotlight - H3Africa Study Coordinator WG Co-Chair

Study Coordinator Working Group Co-Chairperson: Keofentse Mathuba is a Nurse/Midwife working with Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Centre of Excellence as study coordinator for the CAFGEN study. After working for 20 years in several departments in Government sector, she was assigned to join Prof. Gabriel Anabwani as Research Coordinator in 2000 and it formed the basis for her experience and the initial learning experience in coordinating a trial. Currently, she is coordinating the Collaborative African Genomic Network (CAfGEN) study since its inception in 2014, which its aim is look at the host genetic factors that influence the progression of HIV and TB in children.
Her duties as a study coordinator is multi-tasking and includes; maintaining the Study Master Files, assist in the monitoring and auditing of the study, processing and facilitates IRB approvals, coordinating participant recruitment process in the clinic, translating consent and assent forms, training other study staff members about the protocol and procedures, preparing and submitting study progress reports, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.
She has benefited a lot on job training and acquired more knowledge and skills by coordinating several studies, reading research related materials, online training and attending most of the H3Africa consortium meetings. These meetings were/are beneficial because they formed a platform for formal training, guidance, interaction and collaboration with study experts.