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Table 2 Selected ANDI Centers of Excellence in Health Innovation

From: Analysis of pan-African Centres of excellence in health innovation highlights opportunities and challenges for local innovation and financing in the continent

Applying Institution and country Applying department or unit Name of CoE Institution contact and website CoE Regional location
Institute of Medical Research and Medicinal Plants Studies Departments Of Phytochemistry, Toxicology/Pharmacology, Botany/ Traditional Medicine and Pharmaceutical Technology ANDI Centre of Excellence in Traditional Medicine Research Dr Essame Oyono Central
Cameroon    Dr Agbor  
    www.minresi.net  
University of Buea Faculty Of Science (Departments Of Chemistry + Biotechnology Unit) ANDI Centre of Excellence for Onchocerciasis Drug Research Prof Titanji Central
    Dr Cho-Ngwa  
Cameroon    Prof Efange  
    http://www.ubuea.net  
National Center for Research Medicinal And Aromatic Plants Research Institute, Tropical Medicine Research Institute ANDI Centre of Excellence for Drug Discovery & Diagnostic Innovation Prof Ahmed Eastern
Sudan     
    http://www.ncr.sd  
Institute of Primate Research Institute Of Primate Research - (Tropical & Infectious Diseases, Drugs Program/ Natural Products Platform, Reproductive Health & Biology, Non-Communicable Diseases, Animal Sciences) ANDI Centre of Excellence in Pre-clinical Research Dr Kariuki Eastern
Kenya     
    http://www.primateresearch.org  
Kenya Medical Research Institute Research Care And Training Program, Centre For Microbiology Research ANDI Centre of Excellence in HIV Operational Research Dr Mpoke Eastern
Kenya    Pr Bukusi  
    http://www.kemri.org  
Trypanosomiasis Research Centre Departments Of Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Primate Unit ANDI Centre of Excellence in Pre-Clinical Development Dr Murilla Eastern
Kenya    http://www.kari-trc.org  
Joint Clinical Research Centre Departments Of Clinical Services, and Research ANDI Centre of Excellence in HIV/TB Clinical Research Prof Mugyenyi Eastern
Uganda    http://www.jcrc.co.ug  
Makerere University Infectious Diseases Institute ANDI Centre of Excellence in Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Dr Coutinho Eastern
Uganda    Dr Castelnuovo  
    http://www.idi-makerere.com  
Kenya Medical Research Institute Production Department ANDI Centre of Excellence for Diagnostics Development and Production Dr Mpoke Eastern
Kenya    Dr Kimotho  
    http://www.kemri.org  
St. Luke Foundation Kilimanjaro School of Pharmacy ANDI Centre of Excellence in Manufacturing and Regulatory Training Dr Koehler Eastern
Tanzania    Dr Mlaki  
    http://www.saintlukefoundation.co.tz  
Theodor Bilharz Research Institute Departments Of Pharmacology, Parasitology, Medicinal Chemistry, Medical Malacology, Environmental Research ANDI Centre of Excellence on Anti-trematodal R&D Dr El Fandy Northern
    Prof Botros  
    Prof El-Sayed  
Egypt     
    http://www.tbri.sci.eg  
VACSERA Units of R&D Fractionation And Venom Research, QC, Clinical Trial, R&D Microbiological, R&D Electropheresis, Toxin and Preclinical Trial ANDI Centre of Excellence in Anti-venom Research Dr Tolba Northern
    Dr Elfiky  
Egypt    http://www.vacsera.com  
VACSERA Regional Reference Lab, AFP Lab, Hepatitis Viruses Epidemiological Studies Unit, Influenza Reference Lab, Cell Culture Unit, ANDI Centre of Excellence for virus strains diagnosis Dr Tolba Northern
    Dr Bassioni  
Egypt    http://www.vacsera.com  
VACSERA Units of R&D Fractionation And Venom Research, QC, Clinical Trial, R&D Microbiological, R&D Electropheresis, Toxin and Preclinical Trial ANDI Centre of Excellence in Anti-venom Research Dr Tolba Northern
    Dr Hamza  
Egypt    http://www.vacsera.com  
VACSERA Regional Reference Lab, AFP Lab, Hepatitis Viruses Epidemiological Studies Unit, Influenza Reference Lab, Cell Culture Unit, ANDI Centre of Excellence for virus strains diagnosis Dr Tolba Northern
    Dr Hamza  
Egypt    http://www.vacsera.com  
Institut Pasteur de Tunis Departments Of Clinical Virology, Production, Medical Epidemiology, Human And Experimental Pathology, Units of Genetic Orphan Diseases Research Viral Vaccines Research And Development, Typing and Genetics Of Mycobacteria and Laboratories Of Venoms And Toxins, Vaccinology and Molecular Genetics and Immunopathology ANDI Centre of Excellence for Bio-molecule Discovery Dr Louzir Northern
Tunisia    http://www.pasteur.tn  
University of Mauritius Departments of Biomaterials and Drug Delivery/Chemistry, Biopharmaceutical /Biosciences and Molecular Biology/Biosciences ANDI Centre for Biomedical and Biomaterials Research Prof Morgan Southern
    Dr Jhurry  
Mauritius    http://www.uom.ac.mu  
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Operating Unit Of Materials Science and Manufacturing ANDI Centre of Excellence in Nanomedicine Research Dr Botha Southern
South Africa    Dr Swai  
    http://www.csir.co.za  
iThemba LABS Departments Of Radionuclides, Radiobiology, Hadron Radiotherapy and Materials And Nanosciences ANDI Centre of Excellence in Radiochemistry Dr Vilakazi Southern
    Dr Maaza  
South Africa    http://www.tlabs.ac.za  
iThemba Pharmaceuticals (Pty) Ltd Drug Discovery ANDI Centre of Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry Dr Edlin Southern
South Africa    http://www.ithembapharma.com  
South African Medical Research Council Innovation Centre (Commercialization, Intellectual Property) ANDI Centre of Excellence for IP management in health Dr Dhansay Southern
South Africa    Dr Bunn  
    http://www.mrc.ac.za  
University of Cape Town Lung Infection and Immunity Unit ANDI Centre of Excellence for TB Diagnostics Research Dr Dehda Southern
South Africa    http://www.lunginstitute.co.za/content/lung_infection.html  
University of Cape Town IIDMM, Departments Of Chemistry, Pharmacology, Drug Discovery And Development Institute ANDI Centre of Excellence for Drug Discovery Dr Price Southern
    Dr Chibale  
South Africa    http://www.uct.ac.za  
University of Cape Town Institute Of Infectious Disease & Molecular Medicine ANDI Centre of Excellence in Proteomics and Genomics Prof Hussey Southern
    Prof Blackburn  
    Prof Ramesar  
South Africa    http://www.iidmm.uct.ac.za  
University of Stellenbosch Faculty Of Health Sciences (Centre For Infectious Diseases) ANDI Centre of Excellence for TB Translational Research Dr van Zyl Southern
    Prof van Helden  
South Africa    http://www.sun.ac.za/tb  
University of Stellenbosch Faculty Of Health Sciences (Molecule Biology & Human Genetics, Pediatrics And Child Health, Medical Microbiology, Medical Virology, Internal Medicine) ANDI Centre of Excellence for HIV Translational Research Prof Nachega Southern
    Prof Preiser  
South Africa    http://www.sun.ac.za/cid  
University of the Witwatersrand Department Of Molecular Medicine and Hematology, Antiviral Gene Therapy Research Unit ANDI Centre of Excellence for Viral Gene Therapy Prof Arbuthnot Southern
South Africa    http://www.wits.ac.za/agtru/  
University of the Witwatersrand The Wits Drug Delivery Platform ANDI Centre of Excellence in Advanced Drug Delivery Technology Dr Pillay Southern
South Africa    http://www.wits.ac.za  
University of Zambia Zambart Project ANDI Centre of Excellence for HIV/TB Diagnostics Technologies Dr Ayles Southern
Zambia    Dr Muyoyeta  
    http://www.zambart.org  
African Institute of Biomedical Science & Technologies Departments Of DMPK & Toxicology and Molecular Sciences ANDI Centre of Excellence in in-silico Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics and Toxicology Studies Dr Masimirembwa Southern
Zimbabwe    http://www.aibst.com  
The Biovac Institute The Biovac Institute ANDI Centre of Excellence in Vaccine Production Dr Makhoana Southern
    Mr. van Duyse  
South Africa    http://www.biovac.co.za  
Botswana Vaccine Institute Botswana Vaccine Institute ANDI Centre of Excellence for Vaccine Production Dr Matlho Southern
Botswana    http://www.bvi.co.bw  
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi Centre For Collaborative Research Into Tropical Medicine ANDI Centre of Excellence for Applied Biomedical Research Dr van Kampen Western
Ghana    Dr Owusu-Dabo  
    http://www.kccr-ghana.org  
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research Departments Of Clinical Pathology, Virology, Clinical Trials and Epidemiology, Parasitology, Bacteriology ANDI Centre of Excellence in Disease Surveillance and Prevention Prof Nyarko Western
Ghana    http://www.noguchimedres.org  
University of Bamako Malaria Research and Training Center, Department Of Epidemiology Of Parasitic Diseases, Faculty Of Medicine, Pharmacy And Dentistry ANDI Centre of Excellence for Clinical Development of Malaria Products Prof Doumbo Western
    Prof Thera  
Mali    NA  
National Institute for Pharmaceutical R&D Departments of Pharmaceutical Technology and Raw Material Development, Pharmacology And Toxicology, Medicinal Plant Research And Traditional Medicine, Microbiology And Biotechnology, Medicinal Chemistry/Quality Control, Human Virology/ Biotechnology and Clinic Research And Services ANDI Centre of Excellence in Phytomedicine Research and Development Prof Gamaniel Western
Nigeria    http://www.niprd.org  
University of Ibadan College Of Medicine, Malaria Research Laboratories ANDI Centre of Excellence for Malaria Translational Research Prof Akinyinka Western
    Dr Gbotosho  
Nigeria    http://www.ui.edu.ng  
University of Lagos College Of Medicine ANDI Centre of Excellence for Malaria Diagnosis Prof Wole Western
    Dr Oyibo  
Nigeria    http://www.unilag.edu.ng  
LaGray Chemical Company Ltd LaGray Chemical Company ANDI Centre of Excellence for Drug Manufacturing Dr Lartey Western
Ghana    http://www.lagraychem.com  
  1. The 38 successful ANDI Centres of Excellence in health innovation following a 4 step review process. The names of the CoE which reflects the competency of the institution as well as the contact information of head of the CoE and website are indicated.
  2. The contact person is either the institutional head (in bold) or the lead responsible for the proposed center of excellence.