Brazil-Mozambique Training, Research Partnership Aims To Reduce ‘Brain Drain,’ Could Be Replicated
SciDev.Net: Brazil-Mozambique exchange model boosts health
“Brazil is helping to increase the research capacity of Mozambique’s under-resourced health system. The Brazilian Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), working with the Mozambican National Institute of Health, has developed a model for training postgraduate researchers in Mozambique that could be replicated elsewhere in Africa. The set-up reduces the risk of ‘brain drain’ and ensures students’ research is relevant to national needs, according to the Oswaldo Cruz Institute director Wilson Savino…” (Spaull, 4/7).