You are here: Home

The Institute of Endemic Diseases - IEND



The Institute of Endemic Diseases endeavors to be one of the leading research and training institutes on endemic diseases worldwide.




The Institute of Endemic Diseases was established in 1993 as a research and training center for endemic diseases. It acts as a platform for biomedical and clinical research in the University of Khartoum. Community service is an ever growing objective, especially for impoverished and remote communities.


• Undertake research on endemic diseases in the Sudan.
• Train physicians, scientists and health workers in the Field of endemic diseases.
• Render medical and health services to the community.
• Offering post graduate degrees in immunology, molecular biology and molecular medicine.

Visitors Counter

All days



  • Molecular biologist Muntaser Ibrahim wins C.N.R. Rao Prize
    Every year, malaria kills about a million people worldwide, 90% of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Prize winner Muntaser Ibrahim studies the connection between malaria, human communities and genes.

    Muntaser IbrahimMolecular biologist Muntaser Ibrahim from Sudan is the 2014 winner of the prestigious C.N.R. Rao Prize for Scientific Research. His genetics studies on malaria, cancer and other diseases could lead to the development of novel vaccines against major infectious diseases, and to a better understanding of basic mechanisms of cancer development.

    TWAS – The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries – awards the prize every year to reflect the innovative spirit and accomplishment of Indian chemist and former TWAS President C.N.R. Rao.

    Ibrahim is an expert on population genetics and has been honoured for his important contributions proving that individuals’ response to several diseases depends on their genetic endowment. The award cited Ibrahim "for his fundamental contribution to our understanding of the role of human genetic variation and population structure in disease susceptibility."

  • Leishmaniasis East Africa Platform (LEAP) Meetings
    Leishmaniasis East Africa Platform (LEAP) Meetings

    Leishmaniasis East Africa Platform (LEAP) includes four east African countries namely Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda. This platform includes

  • Group of fifth year stay in Professor Ahmed Mohammed El-hassan centre
    Group of fifth year stay in Professor Ahmed Mohammed El-hassan centre

    On sixth of April 2013 a group of fifth year medical student - faculty of medicine, university of Khartoum- come with their supervisor Dr. Marwa Mustafa from community