- Cameroon (new as of 2023)
- South Africa
Governance / Committee Structure
The following individuals were named to the SUSAN Executive in September 2021:
Coordinator: Prof. Thomas Achia (Kenya Region)
Secretary: Dr. Alhassan Abukari (Ghana Region)
Treasurer: Wende Safari (Tanzania Region)
Past / Future Planned Network Activities
Due to the uncertainty on global and regional travel precautions in reference to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 17th Sub-Saharan Africa network (SUSAN) conference of the International Biometrics Society was hosted virtually on September 5-9, 2021. The conference was hosted by the Kenya region of the International Biometrics Society.
The SUSAN IBS student forum hosted a talk by Prof Jose Pinheiro entitled “Notes on Career development and the International Biometrics” on January 19, 2023.
The SUSAN IBS mentor-mentee program hosted a talk by Prof Geert Molenburghs entitled “The Applied biostatistical scientist in a high-profile professional and societal environment” on February 1, 2023.
The IBS Ghana region of the Sub-Sahara African Network (SUSAN) of the International Biometric Society hosted the 18th Biennial IBS-SUSAN Conference (in-person) on 10th - 15th September 2023 at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana. For more details visit https://susan2023.ibsghana.org/. The 18th biennial conference was a great success, with 16 countries in the Sub-Sharan Africa region participating.
The 2025 SUSAN conference will be held in Addis Ababa, which is our next decided venue. The Ethiopian Region has begun discussions on how to go about hosting SUSAN 2025.