Welcome to Programme Onchocercoses

The primary focus of Programme Onchocercoses is the study of onchocerciasis and research of human and bovine Onchocerciasis in the Cameroon.

Our research network is based on more than 35 years of successful partnership of research institutes in Germany and our partners Africa.

The research is led by Dr. Alfons Renz currently working with the University of Tübingen, one of the oldest universities in Europe. The faculty of natural sciences is recognised worldwide for it’s wide spectrum of courses offered.


Programme Onchocercoses is funded by The German Research Fund (DFG) and the Baden-Württemberg-Stiftung (BWS-plus). The website is designed by Alfons Renz and Sam Liu.