African scientists hailed for their trailblazing efforts in medicine and public health

Drug pioneer Prof Kelly Chibale, and HIV scientists Prof Quarraisha Abdool Karim and her husband Salim Abdool Karim are among Harvard Public Health Magazine’s top 25 public health leaders and ‘standout voices’ on the continent

10 July 2022 - 00:00

At least a quarter of the world’s disease burden is in Africa, yet the continent is still largely overlooked when it comes to the discovery of medicine. As a result, many Africans don’t respond well to or heal from drugs mostly developed in the West...

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