Locations

CHAIN Network Global Site Map

Clinical Sites

Partner Sites

Coordination Sites

Research sites

Blantyre

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Malawi
Role: Clinical Site
Malawi has a population of 17.2 million and while an urban shift is underway, 84% of the population live in rural settings. In 2015, it was estimated that 51% of the population lives below the national poverty line. The Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) is a national referral hospital located in Blantyre. QUECH primarily deserves an urban population with a catchment area of approximately 6 million people and manages around 12 500 pediatric admissions per year.
Address 
PO Box 95, Blantyre, Malawi

Site Leaders

Robert Bandsma

Emmie Mbale

Wieger Voskuijl

Dhaka

Dhaka ICDDR,B, Bangladesh
Role: Clinical Site
The ICDDR,B Hospital is located in Dhaka, Bangladesh, deserving an urban population of 3.1 million of which 31% live below the line of poverty.
Address
68 Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Site Leaders

Mohammod Jobayer Chiisti

Tahmeed Ahmed

Kampala

Mulago District Hospital, Uganda
Role: Clinical Site
The Mulago District Hospital is located in Kampala. The hospital catchment area is largely rural (83%) and 19% of people live below the poverty line. The Mulago District Hospital manages around 10 800 pediatrics admissions per year.
Address
256 Kampala, Kampala, Uganda

Site Leaders

Christina Lancioni

Ezekiel Mupere

John Mukisa

Karachi

Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan
Role: Clinical Site
The Civil Hospital of Karachi is embedded within the Aga Khan University. The hospital serves a population that is mostly rural (61%) and 22% of people live below the poverty line
Address
Stadium Road, P.O. Box 3500, Karac​​​hi 74800, Pakistan

Site Leaders

Asad Ali

Ali Saleem

Kilifi

Kilifi County Hospital, Kenya
Role: Clinical Site
The Kilifi County Hospital serves a population of 3.3 million living in the rural region of Kilifi in Kenya. Half the population of this region (50%) are below the poverty line. The Kilifi County Hospital manages around 4000 pediatrics admissions per year.
Address
Kilifi County Hospital, Bofa Road, P.O. Box 9, Kilifi 80108

Site Leaders

James A Berkley 'Jay'

Priya Sukhtankar

Johnstone Thitiri

Matlab

Matlab District Hospital, Bangladesh
Role: Clinical Site
The Matlab District Hospital in the Chittagong division of Bangladesh serves a rural population of which 26% live below the poverty line.
Address
3640 Matlab Hospital ICDDR,B, Matlab, Bangladesh

Site Leaders

Mohammod Jobayer Chiisti

Tahmeed Ahmed

Mbagathi

Mbagathi District Hospital, Kenya
Role: Clinical Site
The Mbagathi District Hospital is located in Nairobi, Kenya. The hospital deserves an urban catchment area with a population of 3.1 million of which 22% live below the line of poverty. The Mbagathi District Hospital manages around 2000 pediatrics admissions per year.
Address
Mbagathi Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Site Leaders

Priya Sukhtankar

Johnstone Thitiri

Molly Timbwa

Migori

Migori District Hospital, Kenya
Role: Clinical Site
The Migori District Hospital, in Kenya, serves a rural population of 4.4 million of which 68% of live below the poverty line. The Migori District Hospital manages around 3000 pediatrics admissions per year.
Address
P.O Box 202, Suna, Migori 40400, Kenya

Site Leaders

Kirk Tickell

Christine McGrath

Dorothy Mangale

Burkina Faso

Banfora County Referral Hospital, Burkina Faso
Role: Clinical Site
Burkina Faso has a growing population of 18.6 million and, in 2014, it was estimated that 40% of the population lived below the line of poverty. The Banfora County Hospital serves an agrarian region with a population of 282 000. Per year, the hospital manages around 4000 admissions of children under 15 years of age.
Address
Regional Banfora Hospital, Banfora, Burkina Faso

Site Leaders

Hama Diallo

Maimouna Bamouni

Coordination sites

Nairobi

Nairobi Coordination Center, Kenya
Role: Primary Coordination Center
The CHAIN Network has established its main coordination center in Nairobi, Kenya. The coordination team helps support logistics as well as guide the implementation of all research activities at each site.
Address
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, P.O Box 43640 – 00100, 197 Lenana Place, Nairobi, Kenya.

Site Leaders

Priya Sukhtankar

Narshion Ngao

Caroline Tigoi

Umazi Munyikah

Martin Kamui

Martin Kamui

Seattle

University of Washington, Department of Global Health, USA
Role: Secondary Coordination Center
The University of Washington acts as a secondary coordination center for the CHAIN Network. The coordination team here supports logistics as well as guides the implementation of all research activities at each site.

Address
Harris Hydraulics Laboratory, Box 357965, Seattle, WA 98195-7965, USA

Site Leaders

Judd Walson

Kirk Tickell

Dorothy Mangale

Christine McGrath

Oxford

University of Oxford, Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine Research Building, UK
Role:  Administration of CHAIN grant, procurement and logistics
The University of Oxford acts as a secondary coordination center for the CHAIN Network. The coordination team here supports administrative tasks such as finances, procurement and logistics.
Address
Old Road campus, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7FZ, UK

Site Leaders

James A. Berkley ``Jay``

Partner Sites

OHSU

Oregon Health & Science University, USA
Role: Sponsor institution
The Oregon Health & Science University is a sponsor institution that supports logistics and guides the implementation of research activities.
Address
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd. Portland, Oregon 97239-3098, USA

Site Leaders

Christina Lancioni

Luke Uebelhoer

Toronto

Hospital for Sick Children – Center for Global Health, Canada
Role: Laboratory partner
The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto is a main laboratory partner for the CHAIN Network. The team here also coordinates technical and logistics support for lab sample processing for the sites as well as guides the implementation of all laboratory procedures across sites.
Address
686 Bay Street, Toronto, Canada, M5G 0A4

Site Leaders

Robert Bandsma

Celine Bourdon

Farnaz Khoshnevisan

Farnaz Khoshnevisan