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African scientists map the genomic resources of the continent

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Up to 300 African scientists are converging in Accra, Ghana, this week to map out progress of a multi-million, multi-country and multi-year genomic research programme to increase understanding of how human genes and the environment...
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African innovators discovering new drugs for diseases endemic to Africa

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"Diseases considered to be of the poor face a market bias that has hampered the discovery of drugs to treat them. The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS), and her partners; the University of Cape...
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Social support on caregivers’ mental health

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Giving birth to a healthy child is the ultimate dream for all expecting couples. Unfortunately, this is not always the case if a child is born with a disability. The dynamics become even more complex if the child is diagnosed with a life-time condition such as cerebral palsy....
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Fresh ideas engaging the public in science funded

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Thirteen African scientists have received funding to implement innovative community and public engagement projects. These engagement projects move African science towards people-centred approaches of conducting research promoting societal impact of health research. The 13 are...  
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Drawing on expertise and strengths amongst African and Chinese scientists

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History was made on September 2, 2019 at the African Academy of Sciences  (AAS) headquarters in Nairobi, when the President of the Academy Prof Felix Dapare Dakora and  Prof Chunli Bali, President of the Chinese...
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African universities battle to attract post-doctoral researchers. Here’s why

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Postdoctoral training is vital for new PhD graduates. This is a period of “apprenticeship” for a newly-minted researcher to hone their skills in a research environment. It typically follows completion of the doctoral degree....

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Kenyan Wins $100,000 Grant for Device to Help Expectant Mothers

Voice of America, United States, 27 October 2017

Chinese varsity mulls partnership with African Academy of Sciences

Xinhua News, China, 5 September 2017

AAS launches programme to boost science journalism in Africa

SABC, South Africa, 4 September 2017

Collaborating to ease Africa's data drought

The Lancet, United Kingdom, 2 August 2017

African scientists meet in Accra at DELTAS17 to exchange information

Graphic Online, Ghana, 3 July 2017

NCDs account for 23 per cent of Africa’s disease burden

SciDev.Net, United Kingdom, 5 April 2017