The objectives of SSACAB are to:
- Develop, strengthen and implement high quality biostatistics masters’ level training at the lead and partner institutions.
- Provide PhD level training to develop expertise, skills, and become research leaders in biostatistics in Africa.
- Build a sustainable network of biostatisticians and statistically-informed researchers within each country and internationally, through outreach, mentoring and transferring skills, workshops and conferences.
- Integrate meetings with internationally-recognised statistical societies such as the International Biometrics Society (IBS) and the Sub-Saharan Africa Network (SUSAN).