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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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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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An affordable HIV drug resistance assay for Botswana

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Progress is being made on research towards an HIV cure in South Africa, and efforts towards the development of a low cost HIV drug resistance assay (70% lower cost - from $100-$200 to $40-$70), that...

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Yale University to pen deals with Kenya research institutions

Business Daily, Kenya, 01 March 2018

The simple secret to groundbreaking science: work together

The World Economic Forum, Switzerland, 18 January 2018

AIF and African Academy of Sciences sign MoU to drive STI-led research

Ventures Africa, Nigeria, 16 November 2017

African scientists get their own open-access publishing platform

Nature, United Kingdom, 15 November 2017

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