“Thought without practice is empty; and action without thought is blind” Kwame Nkrumah
Who we are
The Pan-African Network For Rapid Research, Response, Relief
and Preparedness for Infectious Disease Epidemics (PANDORA-ID-NET) is a €10 million
grant funded by the European and Developing Countries Clinical trials
PANDORA-ID-NET is a novel multidisciplinary ‘One Health’
initiative that supports broad themes addressing response to emerging
infections in Africa and supporting this through capacity development and
training. The project is led by Prof Francine Ntoumi (Republic of Congo), Sir
Alimuddin Zumla (UCL) and Prof Giuseppe Ippolito (INMI, Italy) and includes partners from 13 African Institutions and 9 European Institutions.
The PANDORA consortium aims to develop and strengthen effective outbreak
response capacities across all geographical regions in sub-Saharan Africa, in
partnership with national governments and other international stakeholders.