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Grand Challenges Africa: Drug Discovery

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The African Academy of Sciences (AAS), the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation, Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) and the University of Cape Town Drug Discovery and Development Centre (H3D) have partnered to support new drug discovery projects in Africa, focusing on malaria, tuberculosis, and neglected tropical diseases. A secondary objective is to strengthen drug discovery capabilities in Africa and create a project-driven virtual African drug discovery network.


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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is part of the Grand Challenges partnership network. Visit grandchallenges.org to view the map of awarded grants across this network and grant opportunities from partners.
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