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Calling for applications: Africa Science Desk Journalism Awards

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The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) is launching the Africa Science Desk Journalism Awards to recognise and honour excellent reporting on science and scientific innovation in Africa. The awards also aim to improve and...
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Do HIV patients recover completely after long term treatment?

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“When HIV began, people were worried about dying. But with ARVs [anti-retroviral drugs], people are living longer and science is discovering other challenges brought by the disease,” says Damalie Nakanjako, a group leader at Makerere...
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But adolescents die and that's why I wanted to do this research!

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Nicole De Wet, CARTA Cohort One fellow, has been feted for her work in identifying risk factors that compromise adolescent survival. The award, 200 Young South Africans 2018 by the Mail and Guardian (M&G), for...
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Ivorian scientists contribute to WHO protocol for eliminating rabies

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Scientists in Côte d’Ivoire contributed to the adoption of a new World Health Organization (WHO) cost-effective protocol for eliminating rabies that reduces the number of shots a patient has to take by half. Andree Prisca...
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WACCBIP researchers discover new simpler technique for monitoring mysterious behaviour of malaria parasites

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Researchers at the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) discovered a simple and cheap technique for culturing the malaria parasite in the lab that has revealed new traits of the parasite...
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Zimbabwean scientist seeks to contribute to improving quality of life for people with HIV

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HIV can affect the brain and result in cognitive problems commonly referred to as HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND) in approximately 50% of people living with HIV. This results in memory, language, problem solving, attention...

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New research fellows to combat climate change in Africa

SciDev.Net, United Kingdom, 21 March 2017

Kenyan scientists among 22 others picked by continental body

Daily Nation, Kenya, 8 March 2017

Innovations fund aims to save women and newborn babies in Africa

The Guardian, United Kingdom, 23 November 2016

US$7 million to fund innovation in Africa

CNBC Africa, South Africa, 17 November 2016

Enter Africa innovation challenge for local health solutions

Bizcommunity.com, South Africa, 08 November 2016

Intra-African collaboration is key to global health and local well-being

Financial Times, United Kingdom, 09 May 2016