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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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Kenyan researcher investigates enteropathogen burden in the post-vaccine era

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For the first time, the full picture of enteropathogens in circulation in coastal Kenya is being painted using modern quantitative molecular techniques, according to results of a study conducted by Dr  Charles Agoti, a molecular...
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Study to aid in the early detection and treatment of cancer

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A Sudanese scientist, Mohanad Mohamed, has used next generation gene expression data to aid in early detection and classification of cancer outcomes in South Africa. The implications for public health policy have been taken up...

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

The Guardian, United Kingdom, 10 September 2015

African science research fund launched by AESA

BBC News, United Kingdom, 10 September 2015

Africa aims for research autonomy

Nature, United Kingdom, 9 April 2015