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A Grand Challenges Africa Funding Opportunity: Using Data to improve Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health

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​​​​​​​Globally, there is an ongoing burden of 5.4 million deaths annually, that includes neonatal deaths (2.5 million), stillbirths (2.6 million), and maternal deaths (0.3 million).  Africa, with only 17% of the world’s population, carries nearly...
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15 African researchers to receive £1.5M to conduct research on impacts of climate change in Africa

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More than any other continent, Africa is already bearing the impact of the instability of the climate system as evidenced by increasingly unpredictable patterns of precipitation and high temperatures. These trends have devastating impacts on...
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The African Academy of Sciences Announces New Game Changing Programme to Strengthen Research Management in Africa

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The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) is today announcing the Research Management Programme in Africa (ReMPro Africa). This programme will strengthen institutional research management functions and therefore maximise researchers time spent on research and...
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Networking Early Career Scientists

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There are no words to express how valuable the experience of attending the annual Grand Challenges Annual Meeting has been for me. The Strengthening African R &D: A dialogue with African Diaspora in the Unites...
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Reversing Brain Drain Through DELTAS Africa

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Ten years ago, Lily Paemka left Ghana for the United States to pursue her PhD studies and stayed. Her talent and skill could have been lost to Ghana forever had the West African Centre for...
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Reversing Brain Drain Through DELTAS Africa

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Ten years ago, Lily Paemka left Ghana for the United States to pursue her PhD studies and stayed. Her talent and skill could have been lost to Ghana forever had the West African Centre for...

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African science research fund launched by AESA

BBC News, United Kingdom, 10 September 2015

Socking it to malaria just the start for Africa's new science alliance

The Guardian, United Kingdom, 10 September 2015

Africa aims for research autonomy

Nature, United Kingdom, 9 April 2015