Skills for Excellence In Science Series (SEXISS)

The Skills for Excellence in Science Series (SEXISS) is the flagship training program of the Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group at Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR). SEXISS was created to provide high-quality scientific capacity-building and career development opportunities to medical, biomedical and advanced nursing practitioners, graduate students, and early-mid career scientists. The courses are designed to be immersive, combining rich interactive lectures with practical sessions delivered by carefully selected faculty, resulting in an improvement in scientific research competence for all committed participants. Scheduled training programs for the year are shown below.

SEXISS Programs for 2019

Proposed Date


Research Methods

April 2019

4 days

Basic Epidemiology with STATA

June 2019

5 days

Clinical Research and Trials

September 2019

4 days

Scientific Writing Workshop

November 2019

4 day