March 4

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Invest over $75 Million in African Universities for Disease Research

By Chioma Chukwunedu

Over $75 million in funding has been allocated by medical research charity LifeArc and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in a boost for medical research in Africa.  

More than half of this funding will be dedicated to discovering new treatments for prevalent diseases affecting the continent. 

Photo courtesy of Pete Lewis / DFID.

Source: Nairametrics (link opens in a new window)

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