SAGESA - An African AMR Genomics Network Resource

SAGESA is a network & training provider, focusing on building capacity for genomic surveillance of AMR.

Establishing a network for genomic surveillance of AMR in Africa

Providing regional training for bioinformatics in AMR genomics.

Developing a collaborative research and training project on AMR surveillance

Focusing on early-mid-career researchers and healthcare professionals.

A foundation for collaborative partnerships between researchers & public health institutions.

We address researchers & public health institutions from African countries and global partners involved in AMR research and training, promoting data sharing across Africa and increasing the regional expertise on genomic surveillance. 

Implementation Team

Dr. Stanford Kwenda

Lead Data Analyst

National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa

Dr. Joconiah Chirenda

Lecturer and Clinical Deputy Dean

Faculty of Medicine And Health Sciences, University of Zimbabwe

Dr. Alice Matimba

A/Head of Courses and Global Training

Wellcome Connecting Science, Wellcome Genome Campus, UK

Isabela Malta

Global Training Assistant Manager

Wellcome Connecting Science, Wellcome Genome Campus, UK

Dusanka Nikolic

Senior Education Developer

Wellcome Connecting Science, Wellcome Genome Campus, UK

Dr. Monica Abrudan

Training Development Lead

Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance, Big Data Institute Oxford, UK

How to Contact Us

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