Sustained Efforts Will Make Africa Better Prepared to Fight the Next Pandemic - Dr. John Nkengasong at the 2022 AFGML
The University of Ghana has held the 40th Aggrey-Fraser-Guggisberg Memorial Lecture (AFGML) series on March 18, 2022 at the Great Hall. Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention delivered the lecture on the theme “Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic: Africa at a Crossroad?”
Aquaponics opens opportunities for household gardeners and small-scale farmers. It's a very simple technology, geared to improve access to fresh foods for children in schools as well as community members,” says Sihlahla. “It's a project that is really supporting the community, but also pushing the agenda of education.
Walter Sisulu University (WSU) and the North-West University (NWU) jointly announced "very promising first results" from preclinical trials on a new Covid-19 vaccine candidate on Tuesday, 8 June.
The WSU Medical School has a rich history of producing quality medical doctors and nurses for the South African and international health systems. The NWU, on the other hand, has over the years established a strong reputation in drug development and research, as well as in the training of healthcare professionals.
The DNA vaccine candidate was developed by Germany based, Prof Markus Depfenhart, who holds extraordinary appointments as a professor at both universities.