Current Projects

Research Project
Principal Researcher(s) Funding Source Projected Completion Date
1 Environmental Toxicology Dr. K. Choongo JSPS Being completed
2 Trypanosomoses Research Prof. B. Namangala Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Being completed
3 Establishment of rapid diagnostic tools for tuberculosis and trypanosomiasis and screening of candidate compounds for trypanosomiasis in Zambia. Prof A.S. Mweene Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Being completed
4 Development of quick diagnostic tools for the detection of Salmonella diseases. Prof B. M Hang’ombe Sapporo Medical University, Tohoku School of Agricultural Sciences. Being completed
5 Occurrence of EUS in Zambia. Prof B. M Hang’ombe FAO Being completed
6 Integrated Control Of Neglected Zoonoti c Diseases Prof. I.G.K Phiri DANIDA Fellowship Centre. Being completed
7 Operational research to support and enhance lymphatic filariasis control efforts in Eastern and Southern Africa Prof. E. T. Mwase DANIDA Fellowship Centre. Being completed
8 Prevalence and risk factors of human and animal trypanosome infections in tsetse-infested regions of Zambia Prof. B. Namangala Center for Zoonosis control, Japan; Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Japan. Being completed
9 Investigations of Giardia infections in Dairy cattle of Zambia; a preliminary study Dr. J. Siwila Saasa International Foundation for Science (IFS) Being completed
10 Toxicological analysis of fish across and development of Bio-markers Dr. E. M’kandawire International Foundation for Science (IFS) Being completed
11 Investigations of Giardia infections in Dairy cattle of Zambia; a preliminary study Dr. J. Siwila Saasa International Foundation for Science (IFS) Being completed
12 Toxicological analysis of fish across and development of Bio-markers Dr. E. M’kandawire International Foundation for Science (IFS) Being completed
13 Population genetic analysis and sub structuring of Theileria parva in SADC countries Dr. W. Muleya Global Alliance for Livestock and Veterinary Medicine (GALVMED) Being completed
14 Establishment of Meat Species Identification using genetic markers as a forensic tool Dr. M. Syakalima Gifu University Being completed
15 Biometric analysis of Gwembe valley goats of Zambia Dr. E. Mwaanga University of Lleida, Catalonia Spain 2016
16 Rabies Surveillance Dr. W. Muleya Zoonoses Control Centre (CZC): 2017
17 Utilizing abattoir surveillance as a tool for zoonotic and food safety data generation along the Beef Value Chain Dr. M. Munyeme Self funded/partial NORHED 2017
18 18. Surveillance and speciation of helminths in different domestic and wild fowl species Dr. K. S. Nalubamba Self funded 2017
19 Capacity building among SADC member states Professor A. S. Mweene INTRA-ACP Mobility project 2017
20 20. One health Analytical Epidemiology (OHAE) capacity building project Professor A. S. Mweene Southern African Center For Infectious Disease Surveillance (SACIDS) 2017
21 Veterinary ethno – medicine and their application in Zambia Dr. M. Syakalima NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL (NSTC) under the STRATEGIC RESEARCH FUND (SRF) 2017
22 Meta-analysis of Malaria infections in Zambia Dr. R. Mwenechanya Malaria Centre & UNZA Bimedical Science Dept-VET 2017
23 23. TrypanoGEN: an integrated approach to the identification of genetic determinants of susceptibility to trypanosomiasis Dr. M. Simuunza Welcome Trust 2018
24 Capacity Building in Zoonotic diseases Management using integrated approach to Ecosystems health (CAPAZOMANINTECO) at the human-livestock–wildlife interface in Eastern and Southern Africa. Prof. J.B. Muma NORAD (under NORHED) 2018
25 Capacity building on aquatic disease diagnosis Dr. K. Muzandu NORAD (under NORHED) 2018
26 Echinococcosis surveillance studies Dr. C. S. Sikasunge CESSARi 2018
27 Integrated farming systems utilizing livestock and crop production Dr. M. Munyeme Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) 2018
28 Milk Intervention studies in Zambia and Tanzania Prof. B. Hang’ombe Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) 2018
29 Development of a Thermo-tolerant, heat stable poultry polyvalent vaccine Professor A. S. Mweene Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA) 2018
30 Viral Zoonoses and surveillance project in Africa Professor A. S. Mweene SATREPS, JICA, JST & Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University, Japan) 2018
31 Application of the Porcine Model in Experimental Cysticercosis Research Prof. I.G.K Phiri BMB –German Research and Higher Education Project 2018
32 Viral detection project in South Western Zambia Dr. N. Saasa Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University, Japan and Viral Zoonoses Surveillance 2018
33 Imuno-diagnostics for Filoviruses Dr. K. Changula SACIDS/Wellcome Trust/SATREPS 2018
34 Detection and characterization of bat coronaviruses in Zambia Dr. K. Changula Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University, Japan and Viral Zoonoses Surveillance 2018
35 Kabwe Mine Pollution Alleviation Initiative” [KAMPAI], Dr. K. Muzandu & Dr. J. Yabe Japanese Science and Technology agency (JST) & Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) 2021
36 SOLID-PROJECT_Evaluating a point of care test for the diagnosis of taeniosis and cysticercosis both at community level and rural health level Dr. Evans K. Mwape European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) 2021
37 Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Bursal Disease Dr. E. Simulundu Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University, Japan & Viral Zoonoses Surveillance Long term-ongoing
38 Meta-analyses of zoonoses in Africa Dr. N. N. Chidumayo Self funded Long term-ongoing
39 Evaluation of sperm Characteristics of Gwembe Valley goats and other reproductive parameters Dr. E. Mwaanga Self funded Long term-ongoing
40 Creation of Centre of Excellence for Infectious Diseases of Humans and Animals in Zambia (ACEEZD). Prof. A. S. Mweene Centre of Excellence in Research and Higher Education About to receive funding
41 Improving community livelihoods though research development and innovations in controlling vector borne livestock diseases in southern Africa Dr. H Chitambo & Dr. E. Moonga African Union/ NEPAD / SANBIO Being updated