Improving health and saving lives in Africa
Since being established in 2015, there are already positive outcomes for the Research Development Fellows and for workshop participants.
5 workshop participants reported winning grants, and 2 won AREF Research Development Fellowships. 5 AREF Fellows from the 2015 cohort have won grants with the EDCTP, Wellcome Trust, NIH, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and Research Initiative in Science and Education (RISE).
Click on the stories below to read more about researchers who have benefited from AREF’s Academy and Awards.
"Many women stay at home to give birth, where they have no support if any complications arise. It endangers both mothers and babies, and death rates are unacceptably high.”Read more »
“I’ve had malaria myself, I’ve lost people I cared about to the disease. It’s a huge problem. Now I want to contribute and help to solve it.”Read more »
"Poor ventilation and low air quality could be contributing to infectious disease spreading more rapidly and respiratory problems in general."Read more »