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Warwick Researchers to provide COVID-19 Intervention Modelling for East Africa (CIMEA)

A £1m grant from the Wellcome Trust has enabled researchers from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick, to work with East African countries in their emergency preparations for COVID-19 as the pandemic spreads across Africa.


Warwick expertise supports developing biomedicine talent in Africa

A University of Warwick scientist is spearheading efforts to ‘upskill’ some of Africa’s brightest up-and-coming bioscientists. Dr Samuel Dean from Warwick Medical School is one of a group of scientists from UK universities spearheading a course in Ghana to provide talented students with access to bioscience researchers at the cutting-edge of their fields, as well as professional development support.

Fri 21 Feb 2020, 13:09 | Tags: WMS, Africa, Warwick Medical School, Health and Medicine

Contemporary visions of leadership in Africa explored in new book

The voices and experiences of civic leaders in Africa are the focus of a new book co-edited by the University of Warwick’s Professor Helen Spencer-Oatey. Drawing on case studies and survey data, Developing Global Leaders: Insights from African Case Studies explores the personal experiences of a diverse group of civic leaders from 31 countries across Africa, and shares their insights on transforming leadership in an age of rapid change.


Child malnutrition monitoring in Mauritius transformed with mobile technology

Child malnutrition in Mauritius, and across Sub Saharan Africa, could be monitored more accurately and quickly, thanks to simple mobile-based data collection forms, according to new research by the University of Warwick, UK.


Malaria deaths could be reduced thanks to Warwick engineers

The resurgence of Malaria in high risk areas calls for new methods to combat the potentially dangerous situation. A collaboration between researchers at the University of Warwick and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have found adding a barrier above a bednet can significantly improve the bednet’s performance, reduce the quantity of insecticide while expanding the range of insecticides that can be safely delivered via a bednet.

Mon 02 Dec 2019, 16:01 | Tags: medicine, Engineering, Africa, death, disease, Sciences, Health and Medicine

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