Partnership Hamburg-Kumasi to improve medical care of HIV-positive patients in Ghana

Basic data
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Ghana
Partner institution: 
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
City: 
Kumasi
Local contact: 
Dr. Fred S. Sarfo
Implementing organisation
Name of institution: 
BNITM Bernhard-Nocht-Institut for Tropical medicine
Address: 
Bernhard-Nocht-Str. 74
City: 
20359 Hamburg
Country: 
Germany
Local contact: 
Dr. Kirsten A. Eberhardt
Type of project
Aim of the project: 
North-South-Partnership between Hamburg and Kumasi for capacity-building in treatment, teaching and research at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. The aim is to improve medical care to HIV-positive patients in Kumasi, Ghana
conducted since: 
2009
Type: 
Medicine (clinical)
Medicine (scientific)
Epidemiology
Keywords: 
HIV
Supporting organisations
International organisations: 
Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Gilead Sciences
Organisations in the project country: 
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi (KATH)
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR)
Staff
Number total staff: 
13
Research projects
Title project: 
Kumasi Cohort Study (KCS)
Timeframe: 
ongoing
Training
Possibility scientific career (PhD, Post-Doc, German Doctor`s degree): 
Yes
Possibility for local staff for internship in implementing country: 
Yes
Additional information