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US funders name first batch of African science leaders

Image: US Army Africa [CC BY 2.0], via Flickr

The first winners of a programme that will take promising African health researchers to the United States for training have been announced.

 The 10 winners announced on 24 January hail from six African countries: three each from Ghana and Nigeria, and one each from Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Mali.

The African Postdoctoral Training Initiative is supported by US$4 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the National Institutes of Health. The African Academy of Sciences was responsible for selecting the candidates.

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