The Novel Education Clinical Trainees and Researchers Programme, NECTAR, is a grant to the value of US$15,000,000 (15 million United States dollars) awarded to the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences, UZCHS, for the implementation of a programme, to improve medical education, and strengthen research capacity at the College, for the period 2010-2015. The UZCHS was awarded 3 grants, namely a programmatic award (NECTAR), and two linked awards; a cardiovascular/stroke award (CHRIS) and a mental health award (IMHERZ), under the Medical Education Partnership Initiative, MEPI. The two joint coordinating centers for the programme are George Washington University and African Centre for Global Health and Social Transformation in the United States.
MEPI is an initiative of the US Government, supported by the National Institutes of Health and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Implementation and coordination of the MEPI programme at the University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences (UZCHS), is through the Fogarty International Centre. read more...
Novel Education Clinical Trainees and Researchers (NECTAR) Programme
The programmatic award, NECTAR, serves as the platform through which all the Zimbabwe MEPI activities are implemented. The main goals of NECTAR are to improve medical education in Zimbabwe and to strengthen research capacity at UZCHS. The UZCHS works closely with all external and local partners to execute... read more
Cerebrovascular, Heart Failure, Rheumatic heart disease Interventions Strategy (CHRIS)
The CHRIS programme is designed to address human resource constraints, training needs and to strengthen research capacity in cardiovascular disease/stroke at the UZCHS... read more
Improving Mental Health Education and Research in Zimbabwe (IMHERZ)
The IMHERZ programme is designed to address human resource constraints, training needs and to strengthen research capacity in mental health education and research at the UZCHS... read more