Training Centre in Communication (TCC Africa) and East Africa Centre For Vaccines and Immunization(ECAVI), got into a strategic partnership, where TCC Africa would support ECAVI researchers in the East African region on improving their research output and increasing their visibility through capacity building. Dr. Ombeva Malande the ECAVI Director noted that this partnership will support ECAVI researchers in increasing their research visibility. More about TCC Africa The Training Centre in Communication(TCC Africa), is the first African-based training centre to teach effective communication skills to scientists. TCC Africa is an award winning Trust, established as a non-profit entity in 2006 and is registered in Kenya. TCC Africa provides capacity support in improving researchers output and visibility through training in scholarly and science communication TCC Africa held its first course in October 2006 at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda and in late 2007, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Nairobi, School of Biological Sciences, and has its headquarters on the Chiromo Campus, Nairobi, Kenya. TCC Africa also has satellite operations in Nigeria and South Africa in partnership with Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and The Innovation Hub respectively. TCC Africa’s objective is to Train. Support. Empower. researchers through capacity in improving their research output and visibility. More about ECAVI The East Africa Centre for Vaccines and Immunization (ECAVI) is an initiative of health professionals, working with and through the Paediatric Associations in Eastern Africa, to promote advocacy, training, research and improving and strengthening immunization health systems; and promoting improved uptake and training on new and available vaccines; towards the control of morbidity and mortality associated with vaccine preventable diseases and cancers in Eastern Africa (including the five EAC member states Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, plus Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti and Somalia).