Sharing the expertise of a world-class university with our partners in Botswana to build capacity and excellence in clinical care, education, and research.

The University of Pennsylvania has worked in Botswana since 2001 and currently employs approximately 120 full-time staff in country working under the name the Botswana-UPenn Partnership. The Botswana-UPenn Partnership works with the Government of Botswana Ministry of Health and the University of Botswana to build healthcare and research capacity in Botswana. Penn is taking a broad interdisciplinary approach to train health-care personnel throughout Botswana in the treatment of HIV/AIDS and its complications, to help develop post-graduate training programs at the University of Botswana with an emphasis on Internal Medicine and its subspecialties, to offer experience in global health to Penn trainees, and to develop joint research programs that address issues relevant to the health and welfare of the citizens of Botswana.Please see the Botswana-UPenn Partnership website for more information.



New Fogarty program to address HIV/AIDS stigma in Botswana

New York University, together with partners at University of Botswana and BUP, to conduct a randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a peer-led stigma program on both the mother’s ART adherence postpartum and her infant’s health. Learn more...



Appointment of Dr. corrado Cancedda as new Bup Director

BUP is pleased to announce that Corrado Cancedda, MD, PhD, will be assuming the role of the Director of BUP and Strategic Advisor for Academic Partnerships in Global Health, effective July 1, 2018. Learn more...