IeDEA Consortium East Africa data center

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Investigator: Elvin H. Geng, MD, MPH

Location(s): Kenya; Uganda; Tanzania

Description

A regional data center for East Africa, developed as part of the IeDEA Consortium (International Epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS).

The IeDEA network is an international research consortium established in 2005 by the NIAID to provide a rich resource for globally diverse HIV/AIDS data. Sites in Asia-Pacific, East Africa, Central Africa, West Africa, and Southern Africa collaborate to collect and define key variables, and implement methodology to effectively analyze data as a cost-effective means of generating large data sets to address the high priority HIV/AIDS research questions that are unanswerable by a single cohort.

The East data center leverages expertise from Indiana University, UCSF, Columbia University, New York University, Moi University in Kenya, and Mbarara University in Uganda to merge data is collected from HIV/AIDS treatment and research networks in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.    read more at https://www.iedea-ea.org