Skills Development

This working aims to coordinate training and skills development across SPARCO and SADaCC for the members of the consortium as well as SPAN.


  • Working group meets monthly
  • External training opportunities are available on the Sickle In Africa/SADaCC website
  • List of training priorities is loaded onto SADaCC website
  • Database of existing training opportunities to collaborate with
  • New training curricula are designed and implemented
  • Professional development training is conducted
  • Public engagement reports are made publicly available
  • Webinars are conducted monthly

Progress to date:

  • List of training priorities
  • Introduction to Data Management Training Curriculum
  • Introduction to Data Management Workshop Plan
  • Medical Genetics and Genetic Counselling Training Plan

Chair: Prof. Obiageli Nnodu

Members: Dr. Isa Albarka, Dr. Emmanuel Balandya, Dr. Clara Chamba, Mr. Mario Jonas, Ms. Jill Kent, Dr. Gaston Kuzamunu, Ms. Magdalena Lyimo, Prof. Julie Makani, Mr. Abel Makubi, Mr. Frank Makundi, Ms. Noluthando Manyisa, Ms. Bakari Mbaga, Dr. Victoria Nembaware, Prof. Obiageli Nnodu, Prof. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, Prof. Alex Osei-Akoto, Dr. Vivian Paintsil, Dr. Furahini Tluway, Dr. Ally Washungi, Prof. Ambroise Wonkam

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