Director of Research Capacity Strengthening division at the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Session: From Basic Research to the Global Elimination of Cervical Cancer
March 12, 2020
14:00 – 15:15
Evelyn Gitau is the Director of Research Capacity Strengthening division at the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) where her main role is to expand opportunities for African scholars to become research leaders and to support the growth of APHRCs signature fellowship program, Consortia for Advanced Training in Africa (CARTA). Evelyn was previously a Programme Manager at the African Academy of Sciences where she was responsible for the Grand Challenges Africa. She has over 16 years’ experience in medical research and sits on the advisory board of several organisations including the Independent Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB), Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi, University of Oxford (MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine), the Crick-Africa Network and the Investment Committee -Grand Challenges Canada.