IntroductionProfessor Ruth Chadwick participating in the inaugural meeting of H3Africa Initiative
As a member of its Expert Commitee, Professor Chadwick is participating in the inaugural meeting of the Human Heredity and Health Africa (H3Africa) Initiative, in Addis Ababa.
The Wellcome Trust and the National Institutes for Health (NIH)are managing the research programme, which aims to facilitate a contemporary research approach to the study of genomics and environmental determinants of common diseases with the goal of improving the health of African populations. This inaugural meeting launches the first cohort of awards made under the H3Africa Initiative and agree a framework for monitoring progress across the initiative as a whole, towards achieving the H3Africa goals of empowering African scientists, establishing research networks and building research capacity in Africa. Read The Wellcome Trust's recent press release.
For more information on the H3Africa Initiative, please visit its website here.