The Learning Research Programme (LRP) implemented by AFIDEP is part of wider programme by The Wellcome Trust known as the DELTAS Africa Initiative. The initiative aims to improve health in Africa through research driven by the most urgent regional challenges. It supports a series of research programmes addressing a range of health needs, from emerging infectious diseases to neonatal health, population health and elimination of malaria. It also aims to train the next generation of researchers through programmes that support women in science, create opportunities for masters, doctoral and post-doctoral candidates and provide mentorship.
The LRP theme coordinated by AFIDEP will implement the following specific activities: