UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Research Support Centre
UZ FMHS Research Support Centre
The University of Zimbabwe Faculty of medicine and Health Sciences (UZ-FMHS) RSC was established in 2010, as a one-stop centre for research support to faculty and students. The RSC provides research support services that include identification and dissemination of funding opportunities, grant proposal development and submission, award negotiation, project and financial management. The RSC operates in close liaison with other university structures guiding and supporting research including the College Research Board, the Postgraduate Office and the Central Finance Office.
The RSC aims to engender a culture of research in the College in line with the university’s strategic focus of bolstering its recognition internationally as a centre of excellence research and innovation.
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Enhancing Non-Communicable Disease Research and Innovation Capacity in Harare (ENRICH) is a program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the University of Zimbabwe Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (UZFMHS) to address the burden of NCDs in Zimbabwe, as an emerging major cause of morbidity and mortality in sub-Saharan Africa. In Zimbabwe, there is a critical lack of competent and independent researchers to monitor the epidemiological changes in NCD risk factor patterns and morbidity.