New Drive to Develop Drugs in Africa to Fight Malaria, TB

In order to generate African solutions to African challenges, researchers on the continent are being offered grants to come up with new drugs to fight malaria, tuberculosis and neglected tropical diseases. The University of Cape Town has announced that its Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D), is partnering with the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Medicines for Malaria Venture, to invite researchers to submit proposals for grants of up to U.S. $100,000 to identify new candidates for drugs.

Professor Kelly Chibale, founder and director of Africa's first integrated drug discovery and development centre, H3D at the University of Cape Town.

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