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AFRICA BUILD at IST-Africa 2013

AFRICA BUILD participated in IST-Africa 2013 conference and exhibition in Nairobi presenting two papers:
- "AFRICA BUILD Portal: Developing a Social Network of African Health Researchers and Educators"
- "Evidence Based Medicine in HIV/AIDS and Reproductive Health Research: Piloting Two Distance Learning Courses in Low-Resource Settings"

This event was part of the IST-Africa Initiative, which is supported by the European Commission and African Union Commission and co-funded under the EU Framework Programme.

The goals of the IST-Africa Conference Series are Community Building to facilitate EU-African research cooperation and successful exploitation of research results, to stimulate take-up of RTD results by industry and the public sector, to promote knowledge sharing between commercial, government and research organisations, to exchange experiences about the current state of eAdoption at a sectoral, national or regional level, and to support International Cooperation and open up the European Research Area (ERA) to Africa.