Training and clinical research in Ethiopia

Basic data
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Ethiopia
Partner institution: 
Adama Science and Technology University
City: 
Adama
Address: 
P.O. Box 1888
Phone: 
+251-22-110-0001
Implementing organisation
Name of institution: 
University Hospital Düsseldorf
Department: 
Gastroenterology, Hepatology und Infectiology
Address: 
Moorenstraße 5
City: 
40225 Düsseldorf
Country: 
Germany
Local contact: 
Prof. Dr. D. Häussinger | Dr. T. Feldt
Phone: 
0211-811-6331
Type of project
Aim of the project: 
he institute serves as a platform for training, education and clinical research in the areas of infectiology and tropical medicine on international level. This comprises bidirectional transfer of knowledge and the implementation of joint clinical and research projects, e.g. Infectious diseases with impact on mother-child-health in the frame of ESTHER (via GiZ/ BMZ).
conducted since: 
2010
planned period: 
Longterm
Type: 
Medicine (clinical)
Medicine (scientific)
Epidemiology
HIV testing
Keywords: 
HIV
Supporting organisations
International organisations: 
GiZ Eschborn, Deutschland
ESTHER Berlin, Deutschland
Nationales Referenzzentrum für HBV, Giessen, Deutschland
Staff
Number total staff: 
19
Number medical staff (Doctors only): 
2 permanently in Ethiopia, 2 in Düsseldorf
Number non-medical staff: 
15
Research projects
Title project: 
Hirsch Institute for Tropical Medicine
Timeframe: 
ongoing
duration: 
Since 2010
Training
Possibility before specialisation (German Facharzt, Registrar): 
Yes
Possibility internship: 
Yes
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