DASH Network Partners

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Our esteemed partners

Network Partners

The Research Network for Design and Evaluation of Adolescent Health Interventions and Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa (DASH) operates as a collaborative effort, bringing together a diverse array of institutions and individuals from seven Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) countries (Tanzania, Ghana, South Africa, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Uganda) and Germany committed to the enhancement of adolescent health in the region. DASH is a vital component of the "Research Networks for Health Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa" (RHISSA) initiative, generously funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

The DASH Network is composed of key players and partners that make up the fabric of the DASH Network: which is guided by a team of dedicated individuals, each contributing unique expertise and leadership to the initiative: Together, these partners, project leads, and representatives form a collaborative force within the DASH Network, working towards the common goal of advancing adolescent health in Sub-Saharan Africa through rigorous research and evidence-based policies and interventions.

Principal InvestigatorInstitutionCountryCity
Dr. Mary Mwanyika SandoAfrica Academy For Public Health (AAPH)TanzaniaDar Es Salaam
Prof. Dr. Dr. Till BärnighausenHeidelberg University – Heidelberg Institute of Global Health (HIGH)GermanyHeidelberg
Dr. Adom Manu University of Ghana (UG)Ghana Accra
Dr. Ali SiéNouna Health Research Centre (CRSN)Burkina Faso Nouna
Prof. Dr. Ayoade OduolaUniversity of Ibadan Research Foundation (UIRFNigeria Ibadan
Dr. Azan NyundoUniversity of Dodoma (UDOM)Tanzania Dodoma
Prof. David GuwatuddeMakerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)UgandaKampala
Prof. Dr. Michael Laxy Technical University of Munich (TUM) Germany Munich
Prof. Mosa Moshabela University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN)South Africa Durban
Prof. Dr. Yemane Berhane Addis Continental Institute of Public Health (ACIPH)Ethiopia Addis Ababa

External Cooperating Partners

External CollaboratorInstitutionCountryCity
Prof. Dr. Wafaie Fawzi Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH)United States Boston
Prof. Dr. Bruno Sunguya Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)Tanzania Dar Es Salaam
Dr. David SandoManagement and Development for Health (MDH)Tanzania Dar Es Salaam