Enhancing Care Foundation

    Promoting health and well-being throughout Africa and beyond!

    Enhancing Care Foundation (ECF) is a not-for-profit organization based in South Africa that provides key health system
    strengthening, capacity building, and clinical and non-clinical research services.

    Our Vision

    The vision of ECF is to be the premier Institute of Research and Development in the filed of HIV/AIDS,
    Tuberculosis, and related conditions.

    Our Mission

    The mission of ECF is to conduct research and development in the
    medical field with a focus on HIV/AIDS and TB, by increasing research outputs, improving the research environment,
    strengthening existing health systems, and increasing capacity development that ensures quality of work and linkages.

    Our Focus Areas

    Enhancing Care Foundation’s focus areas and scope of service is presented below

    Extensive Research

    ECF has extensive experience in the management of NIH-funded clinical trials, particularly in the fields of HIV and TB. Its leadership has independently retained both a Paediatric and Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Unit (ACTU) since 2007 and is widely published in these areas. ECF brings forth a multi-national, collaborative team with extensive experience in implementing studies with exceptional scientific rigor within the local context.

    Our Intervention Areas

    The Enhancing Care Foundation’s intervention areas for the period 2012-2014 include the following:

    ECF is an Institute of the Durban University of Technology (DUT). DUT, a member of the International Association of Universities, is a multi-campus university at the cutting edge of higher education, health sciences, technological training and research.