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The Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize aims to honour individuals with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa, thus contributing to the health and welfare of the African people and of all humankind.

The Laureates will be announced in 2019 and the award ceremony will be held during the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7).

Purpose of the Prize

The Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize aims to honour individuals with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa, thus contributing to the health and welfare of the African people and of all humankind.

Category

The Prize consists of two categories: Medical Research which honors individual(s) and Medical Services which honors individual(s) and organization(s).

Value of the Award

The Prize consists of a citation, a medal and 100 million yen (equivalent to about one million US dollars).

Eligibility

Nominees may be on any nationality.

 

Nomination form and nomination guideline are available on the Japanese Cabinet Office website

Welcome to Cambridge Global Challenges

Cambridge Global Challenges is the Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, with a particular focus on the poorest half of the world’s population.

 

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Register to Cambridge Global Challenges here.

 

Contact us

Programme Manager (Sara Serradas Duarte): coordinator@gci.cam.ac.uk​