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The latest updates from Cambridge Africa and our initiatives.

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Decoding the immune system's defence against Lassa fever in Nigeria

Lassa fever is a viral haemorrhagic fever causing between 100,000 to 300,000 cases and an estimated 5,000 deaths a year in West Africa.

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BSU researchers teach Bayesian statistics course in Ethiopia

In October 2022 researchers from the MRC Biostatistics Unit travelled to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to teach a short course on Bayesian Statistics, including a one-day workshop where Ethiopian PhD…

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Elective placement at the University of Cambridge

  In May 2021, I was selected along with my good friend and classmate, Abraham Matovu, for the elective placement in Haematology and Oncology at the University of Cambridge.

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Prof Arthur Kwizera's path to critical care innovation

Associate Professor Arthur Kwizera is a medical doctor who has specialised in anaesthesiology and intensive care.

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A life-changing experience

Following a visit of officials from Cambridge-Africa to the Uganda Cancer Institute in the wake of growing interests to re-define Global Health, the alarmingly low number of oncologists and haematologists…

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Dr William Tayeebwa's take on the impact of CAPREx on his career

Written by William Tayeebwa, Ph. D. Upon completion of my PhD in Canada in autumn 2012, I flew back to Uganda and landed in a severely understaffed Department.

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Valentina Ndolo Winner of Amit Bhasin Prize 2022

I am a final-year Ph. D. student at the Department of Veterinary Medicine.

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Transitioning to an unfamiliar medium of instruction: pedagogical strategies used by Rwandan primary school teachers to enable learning

Written by Professor Eugene Ndabaga, University of Rwanda – College of Education On the 6th of July 2022, I was invited to present the outcome of our research at the Cambridge-Africa…

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Anye-Nkwenti Nyamnjoh's thoughts at the end of his Cambridge PhD

Anye-Nkwenti Nyamnjoh, a Cambridge-Africa Scholar, has recently completed his PhD. Here, he shares his thoughts Memories  I have fond memories of my time in Cambridge.

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AFRICA TOGETHER CONFERENCE 2022 REFLECTIONS

Written on behalf of the African Society of Cambridge University by Martin Wagah, Chair for Communications, ASCU The 8th Africa Together Conference, ATC2022, shares the unfortunate iceberg effect with many other…

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Meet Prof. Osbourne Quaye

Professor Osbourne Quaye has collaborated with several scientists at the University of Cambridge over the years. A relationship that begun when he won a CAPREx post-doctoral fellowship.

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Dr Saudah Namyalo on her research career journey

Cambridge-Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx) was a partnership between the University of Cambridge, Makerere University, Uganda and the University of Ghana, between 2012-2019, extended to December 2021.

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