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CARTA (Consortium for Advance Research Training in Africa) is an initiative jointly led by the Wits School of Public Health and the African Population Health and Research Centre. CARTA aims to build and retain a vibrant African academy able to lead world-class multi-disciplinary research that impacts positively on public & population health. CARTA does this by building institutional capacity at the universities who are members of the consortium and through its doctoral training programme which recruits fellows from the staff of nine institutions across Africa.

SHP’s Professor Sharon Fonn is the Deputy Director Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA).