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PANGEA is a network of African, European and American researchers identifying individual and population-level factors that drive HIV transmission in Sub-Saharan Africa by using viral genetics and epidemiology

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Mapping HIV Prevalence in Sub-Saharan Africa between 2000 and 2017  by Laura Dwyer-Lindgren et al., in Nature, Vol 570; 2019. Licensed under CC BY 4.0



You can find information about our PANGEA cohorts, the meta data we hold and interactive plots of demographic, clinical and sequence quality data her


The factsheet is conveying results from the Ya Tsie trial in Botswana Deep-sequence phylogenetics to quantify patterns of HIV transmission in the context of a universal testing and treatment trial - BCPP/Ya Tsie trial, that found small clusters of genetically similar HIV infections suggest an epidemic where many infect a few rather than a few infecting many.

Ya Tsie Phylogenic study factsheet

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Factsheet conveying results from the PopART study


Call for applications to establish networks of epidemic and pandemic sciences research excellence across Africa

The Pandemic Sciences Institute (PSI) at the University of Oxford has joined forces with the Science for Africa Foundation and the Mastercard Foundation to launch a call for applications to establish innovative networks of research excellence in epidemic and pandemic sciences across Africa.

Rakai goes green!

Congrats on the green initiative! Rakai is the first solar-powered research institute in Africa. In Uganda, where power reliability is a challenge, these panels offer a sustainable and cost-effective solution, steering clear of costly generators.

Congratulations to Aimé Bienfait Igiraneza on his paper

Learning patterns of HIV-1 co-resistance to broadly neutralizing antibodies with reduced subtype bias using multi-task learning

What drives people living with HIV migrate to fishing communities?

Find out in Sarah Nakamanya’s new paper Understanding the drivers of preferential migration of people living with HIV to fishing communities of Lake Victoria in Uganda.

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There is a PANGEA Slack channel for consortium members? You can find recordings and presentation from the previous consortium meeting in Uganda and much more. 
Contact Lucie Abeler-Dörner at Lucie.Abeler-Dö for more information.