Volume 12| December 28, 2018
Thank you for a great year!
As the year ends, we would like to thank you for your support in our journey in mainstreaming and institutionalizing CARTA innovations and products that have made a difference in postgraduate training and higher education in the continent.

Thank you for your cooperation this year, we look forward to 2019 with optimism that together we will develop exciting environments for academic and research pursuits.

Happy Holidays!
Our fellow's invention patented by Government of Nigeria
Kudos! Our new graduates from the University of the Witwatersrand
Nomfundo Floweret Moroe , Cohort six graduated with a PhD in in Audiology on December 4, 2018.
Samanta Lalla-Edward , Cohort Three who graduated with a PhD in Public Health on December 4, 2018.
Maurice Mutisya , Cohort Two who graduated with a PhD in Public Health on December 4, 2018.

Maria Chifuniro Chikalipo , Cohort Five from the University of Malawi- College of Medicine makes a presentation at the University during the College's Annual Research Dissemination Conference on November 24, 2018 .

The world's population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years -- and only by raising the living standards of the poorest can we check population growth. This is the paradoxical answer that the late Hans Rosling discusses in the video.
The Conversation Africa wants you to write for them
Write about the findings or new research in your area of expertise or your doctoral study. The Conversation Africa is a highly reputable and credible source of information to improve the quality and scope of public discourse. Interested? let us know.
The Indian Institute of Population Science (IIPS)  invites applications for admission for the academic year 2019-20. The admission test shall be conducted online at different designated centers in India. Deadline January 4, 2019 . Visit the Institute's website for detailed admission notification and updates .

Pre-call announcement: Global Maternal and Neonatal Health funding call 2019 for outline proposals will be be launched on January 16, 2019 . Click here for more information .

Apply for the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Fellows Class 2019-2021. Application is open to Africans from around the world – including those who currently reside in the Diaspora – in all fields of science, including the social sciences and technology. Applicants must be under 42 years, hold a PhD and demonstrate a strong track record of research/findings that have a global impact. Deadline January 27, 2019. For more information, follow this link .

Submit a paper for a new PLOSMedicine Special Issue: Maternal and Child Health & Nutrition! Deadline March 8, 2019 . More details here .

For other opportunities check the CARTA website .
Share with us any news and updates such as published papers, policy briefs, community engagement activities, scholarships, what you are reading, won a grant, attending or about an upcoming conference, a call for applications/funding/papers. Share before January 16, 2019 to be included in the next CARTA news & updates.