At a critical moment in global health, APHRC was for the fifth year recognized among leading global think tanks in domestic health policy in the 2020 Global Go To Index Report.
The Center also emerged as one of the top 10 visionaries in the Rockefeller Food System Vision Prize in recognition of our bold idea to address food system challenges in Nairobi. Our winning team, consisting of members from the Maternal and Child Wellbeing Unit and Policy Engagement and Communications Division, was selected from a pool of more than 1,300 applicants from 119 countries.
This year, the Center celebrated the tenth anniversary of its flagship doctoral training program: The Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA). We took the time to reflect on the findings from an evaluation exercise, aimed towards understanding what had been achieved since the program’s inception. The evaluation showcased the CARTA program’s achievements in building a critical mass of highly trained African scholars at PhD level, whilst also instilling a high-level commitment from partner universities through implementing innovations learnt through CARTA in their broader approaches to graduate education.
But let’s take a look at the numbers;