Addressing Africa’s under-investment in health sector

PUBLISHED: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 14:45:36 GMT


Africa’s scientific research and development agenda remains foreign-driven limiting the continent’s ability to address its most pressing health problems. The African Academy of Sciences is spearheading a $100 million programme across 54 institutions in 21 African countries investing in scientific research capacity. Tom Kariuki, Director of Programmes at the African Academy of Sciences joins CNBC Africa for more.

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