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Table 7 Key messages

From: Building capacity in Clinical Epidemiology in Africa: experiences from Masters programmes

What is already known about this topic?
• Building capacity in Clinical Epidemiology supports evidence-informed practices
• Various Masters in Clinical Epidemiology programmes exist worldwide but experiences of these have not been formally evaluated
What we know after this paper?
• To the best of our knowledge this is the first assessment of Masters of Clinical Epidemiology programmes in the African region
• There is a high demand for Clinical Epidemiology Masters programmes
• Graduates are active in research, teaching and promoting evidence-informed practices
• Programme convenors highlighted the need for experiential learning and career pathing and that there is limited capacity to supervise research projects
• Collaborative efforts among academic programmes can draw on collective experience to augment development and delivery