TESA and BHP host Stakeholder Community Engagement on Clinical Trials

In order to emphasize the importance of conducting relevant, ethical and impactful health research, the Trials of Excellence in Southern Africa (TESA) and the Botswana Harvard Health Partnership (BHP) held a stakeholder and community engagement meeting on March 19, 2024 at Cresta President Hotel in Botswana to foster a robust dialogue between researchers, research regulators, […]


For the second time, members of TESA III (Trials of Excellence in Southern Africa III) met to share results and assess the progress of the project and critical implementation issues in the targeted institutions, as well as updating the Scientific Review Committee and ancillary projects, the Manhiça Health Research Center (CISM) Data Centre and TAGENDI […]


Training in science management was held in Windhoek, the Namibian capital, as part of the TESA III Project (Southern African Network of Excellence for Clinical Trials) for professionals from scientific institutions and project managers. The course lasted five days and aimed to equip participants with tools for managing scientific activities at institutional and inter-institutional level […]

EDCTP Scientific Advisory Committee in Paris, France

The TESA III coordination management, represented by Dr Francisco Saúte, The TESA III Coordinator, Eng. Rodrigues Matcheve, The TESA network Project Manager and Dr Sikhulile Moyo, co-PI at BHP, attend and present at a TESA-focused session at the EDCTP Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) in France – Hotel Le Méridien Etoile: Paris, 75017, France. The Scientific […]

Basic and advanced Data Management Training

The Basic and Advanced Data Management Training was successfully completed last week in Maputo, Mozambique. The training took place between 22.05 to 26.05.2023 and was attended by 33 participants from six different countries (Mozambique, Eswatini, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Namibia), who were eager to learn and share their experiences, the training had four remote […]

TB Labs Assessment on the potentiality

Stellenbosch and Cape Town Universities Laboratory During the workshop in Botswana on the establishment on the Ref labs for CISM-Malaria and BHP-HIV, in Botswana-Gaborone, from 10 to 12 June 219, it was decided that there was a need to also focus on establishment of the TB reference laboratory for the TESA Network and therefore there […]

Online GCP & GCLP Training 2020

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the TESA GCP & GCLP training has shifted to online mode.The training will take place on June, 22nd to 25th.

TESA Annual Meeting-Windhoek

TESA Annual Meeting – Windhoek, Namíbia 28 – 29 November 2019 The 2nd TESA General Assembly was held in Namibia, Windhoek from 28th to 29th 2019.The aim of the meeting was to share with all TESA members the project status and discuss the implementation issues and discuss the plan and strategy for year 3.The meeting […]