Target Areas and Priorities

The topics of research will range from the basic molecular approaches to understanding the root cause of disease, to human population-based studies of diseases, to field-based intervention projects to empower communities to improve their own health, to clinical trials of new treatments or medications important for public health protection, to understanding the ethical, legal and social implications of genetic research in populations.

  1. Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases
  2. TB 
  3. HIV/AIDS 
  4. Malaria 
  5. Nutrition
  6. Diarrhea and other GIs
  7. Respiratory infections
  8. STDs 
  10. Injury (all causes) 
  11. Environmental and occupational health hazards 
  12. Epidemic control
  13. Health systems Management of health facilities
  14. Traditional Medicine
  15. On health Information, Education and communication
  16. Occurrence and causes of chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, genetic diseases