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Policy Forum

Assessing and Strengthening African Universities' Capacity for Doctoral Programmes

  • Imelda Bates mail,

    ibates@liv.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Richard Phillips,

    Affiliations: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

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  • Ruby Martin-Peprah,

    Affiliation: Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

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  • Gibson Kibiki,

    Affiliation: Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania

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  • Oumar Gaye,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Parasitology, Dakar Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal

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  • Kamija Phiri,

    Affiliation: College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi

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  • Harry Tagbor,

    Affiliation: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

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  • Sue Purnell

    Affiliation: Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Published: September 13, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001068
  • Published in PLOS Medicine

About the Authors

Imelda Bates, Sue Purnell
Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Richard Phillips, Harry Tagbor
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
Richard Phillips, Ruby Martin-Peprah
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
Gibson Kibiki
Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania
Oumar Gaye
Department of Medical Parasitology, Dakar Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal
Kamija Phiri
College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi

Corresponding Author

Email: ibates@liv.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the project: IB SP. Performed the project: IB SP RP RMP. Analyzed the data: IB SP RP RMP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IB SP RP RMP GK OG KP HT. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: IB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: IB SP RP RMP. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: IB SP RP RMP GK OG KP HT. Agree with manuscript′s results and conclusions: IB SP RP RMP GK OG KP HT.