Action-Led Research

imageedit_13_3041614167SSI works with local partners to better meet the public health needs of their own communities by informing and promoting action-led research — research in response to locally identified problems. Read More

Centers of Excellence

globe1(red-dots)SSI has collaborations in 27 countries in Africa and Latin America. Active programs are coordinated out of our Centers of Excellence in Cairo, Egypt and Managua, Nicaragua. Read More

Innovative Technologies

imageedit_3_7799281362SSI works in multi-institutional collaborations to identify and adapt innovative technologies to support health system strengthening in limited resource settings. Read More

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    Influenza

    Launched in 2007, SSI’s Influenza research program is defining the burden and seasonality of influenza in Nicaragua, demonstrating that it is indeed a major problem in Nicaragua and that vaccination is needed.

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    Hepatitis C

    SSI’s Hep C research program in Egypt is dedicated to sustainable research on this major cause of liver disease and a leading cause of death in the region.

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    Dengue

    Currently, SSI conducts several dengue studies in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Nicaragua. This unique long-term collaboration has provided valuable information about the immunology, epidemiology and natural history of dengue in the tropics.

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Year-end Fund Drive!

Empower scientists and health workers to be prepared for the next infectious disease outbreak – please consider donating to SSI for a year-end gift!

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Annual Report

Read the highlights of SSI’s most recent work, including program updates and exciting new directions for 2015 in our 2013-2014 Annual Report.

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Workshop News

During the week of December 2-6, 2014, SSI led a scientific manuscript writing workshop in Bogota, Colombia.  More