Research

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Africa's scientific capacity and solutions need to be driven by locals

Africa bears a disproportionately high burden of globally significant diseases. But the continent has lagged in scientific knowledge production to address its health challenges.

Digitizing Africa 0️⃣1️⃣

We need to make an intentional effort to digitize Africa. Not only to help with better data for making policy decisions, but for improving lives too.

A new technique for eye imaging

A new innovative technology that is based on recent advances in MRI allows for taking many snapshots of an object that repeatedly moves, such as the beating heart or moving eye.

Cameroon has opened an ICT research center

A new center for research in Information and Communication Technologies has been unveiled in Cameroon.

Africa’s COVID-19 R&D priorities

A new study focusing on Africa uncovers new COVID-19 R&D priorities relevant to the continent. African policymakers should use the findings to prioritise research funding.

COVID-19 could prove to be a springboard for R&D across Africa

COVID-19 is taking heavy toll on Africa’s already fragile healthcare systems. It has also led to increased R&D for creating long-term solutions that could help the continent.

African countries to benefit from COVID-19 clinical R&D

Africa and other developing regions are largely missing in COVID-19 trials. A new coalition aims to help low- and middle-income countries conduct such trials.