INVITATION: Webinar - Future Africa Post-COVID-19, Friday 29 May 2020 at 1:00PM

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Covid-19: A call to look into our African Biodiversity for solutions

Marking International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) on 22 May 2020, themed "Our solutions are in nature" we are all challenged to promote solutions found in our natural ecosystem that will preserve and sustain our biodiversity. Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) cohort 5 fellow, Dr. NZWEUNDJI Justine Germo, a plant biotechnologist by training, writes for us on the importance of preserving our biodiversity and building a future of life in harmony with nature.

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COVID-19 highlights need for early cancer diagnosis and treatment in Africa

As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, patients of chronic diseases like cancer have come under the spotlight as they are at higher risk of severe illness if infected by the virus. 

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Medicines for Africans, by Africans

While basic research into potential therapeutics has certainly bloomed in Africa recently, most of the actual drug development process still happens outside of Africa’s borders, including clinical trials on humans.

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Dr Osmond  Mlonyeni

Dr Osmond Mlonyeni

University of Pretoria
South Africa