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AFRICA BUILD at the Open Access Africa Conference

The second Open Access Africa Conference was held in Kumasi (Ghana) on October 25th and 26th. Around 150 people attended the Conference coming from different African countries. The AFRICA BUILD project attended the Conference to present a poster explaining the main objectives of the project.

AFRICA BUILD Project begins

During the past two decades the European Commission and other European Agencies have supported several European health, academic, clinical, governmental and industrial initiatives. In the health sector in particular, this European support has helped to create sustainable centres with solid scientific, technology and public health benefits. In contrast there has been no significant transfer of expertise and technology to Africa. Health-related African centres find it difficult to compete with other centres from other countries for funding and support for their research and other activities.

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