TDR Global African Node Webinar

Dear TDR Global Africa Community,

I trust you are doing well and safe!

In connection with the TDR Global Research Mentorship Contest which was launched in 2019, the TDR Global African Node has the pleasure to invite you to join our September webinar to outdoor the contest Finalist from the African region, who is also a Global Finalist (flyer attached).

The webinar will start with a talk about the essence of research mentorship and its associated opportunities. This will be followed by a presentation on processes involved in the 2019 TDR Global Research Mentorship contest. Finally, the African and Global Finalist in the contest will share her mentorship idea and implementation plans and updates. You will have the opportunity to ask questions directly or through the chat option. Alternatively, the webinar will be live on our Facebook page (TDR Global African Node), so you can kindly leave comments or ask questions. Please see the attached flyer.

Date: Wednesday 9th September, 2020.

Time: 10am GMT

Webinar link:

Webinar ID: 872 4551 1389


Prof. Joseph D. Tucker is an infectious diseases physician with a special interest in using public challenge contests to improve health. He is an Associate Professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Associate Professor of Medicine at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Director of UNC Project-China, and Chairman of SESH Global.

Prof. Weiming Tang (Chair of the Research Mentorship Contest Steering Committee), is a professor at Dermatology Hospital of Southern Medical University, Assistant Director, University of North Carolina Project-China and Director of SESH Global.

Dr. Nsisong Asanga: Africa and Global Finalist, TDR Global Research Mentorship Contest 2019. Dr. Asanga will present her research mentorship idea and outline implementation plans/update.


Dr. Franklin Glozah: Lead, TDR Global African Node