African Academy of Sciences Forms Partnership To Research New Drugs To Treat Endemic Diseases

Xinhua News: Pan African scientific body to finance research on new drugs
“The Nairobi-based African Academy of Sciences (AAS) will partner with foundations and academic institutions to finance research and development of new drugs aimed at tackling the continent’s high disease burden. AAS said in a statement issued on Thursday that a partnership with University of Cape Town Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D), Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV), and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will stimulate research on new drugs to treat diseases endemic in Africa…” (6/29).

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