Cologne Lighthouse Partnership (CLIP)

Basic data
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Malawi
Partner institution: 
Lighthouse Trust
City: 
Lilongwe
Address: 
Area 33 Mzimba street
Local contact: 
Dr. Sam Phiri
Implementing organisation
Name of institution: 
University Hospital Cologne
Department: 
Department I Internal Medicine, Infectiology
Address: 
University Hospital Cologne
City: 
50924 Cologne
Country: 
Germany
Local contact: 
Prof. Gerd Fätkenheuer (Cologne) | Dr. Florian Neuhann (Heidelberg)
Phone: 
+49-221-4783324 | +49-6221-564904
Type of project
Aim of the project: 
Strengthening Lighthouse as a leading provider of HIV treatment and care and as a research site
conducted since: 
2012
planned period: 
2015
Type: 
Medicine (clinical)
Medicine (scientific)
Epidemiology
Keywords: 
HIV, Advanced HIV Management, Treatment Cohort Analysis, ART-Resistance
Supporting organisations
International organisations: 
University Heidelberg, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Public Health
University Heidelberg, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Virology
Staff
Number total staff: 
10
Research projects
Publication: 
Virological failure and drug resistance in patients on antiretroviral therapy after treatment interruption in Lilongwe, Malawi. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2012, 55(3).
Training
Possibility before specialisation (German Facharzt, Registrar): 
No
Possibility internship: 
No
Possibility elective: 
Yes
Possibility scientific career (PhD, Post-Doc, German Doctor`s degree): 
Yes
Possibility for local staff for internship in implementing country: 
Yes
Additional information
Additional information: 
A cooperation between University Hospital Cologne, Infectiology, and University Hospital Heidelberg, Institute of Public Health.