“Thought without practice is empty; and action without thought is blind” Kwame Nkrumah

Work Package 1 - Coordination, administration, communication, advocacy and networking


  1. To ensure the efficient and effective management of the consortium through the implementation of the project’s governance and decision-making structures.
  2. To ensure effective communications both internal (within the consortium) and external (liaison EDCTP and third parties).
  3. To identify any aspects requiring attention to the appropriate bodies; including responsiveness of the project by ensuring the prompt shift of the PANDORA Consortium to an “epidemic mode” to respond to outbreaks.
  4. To monitor consensus and alignment of research priorities with policy makers and public health bodies in Africa, Europe and other global partners; gender equality matters and training are adequately addressed.
  5. To ensure that the contractual, project management and financial aspects of PANDORA consortium are carried out in an efficient, transparent and correct manner.