South Africa's science minister urges African researchers to become more involved in solving continent's health problems

Published on April 26, 2012 at 4:49 AM · No Comments

"South Africa's science minister, Naledi Pandor, has called for increased efforts by African nations to build both a greater ability to carry out research relevant to their specific health challenges, and the capacity to put such research to use," SciDev.Net reports. "'It is essential that African researchers become involved in finding solutions for the problems of Africa,' Pandor told the opening of Forum 2012, a three-day meeting on health research which opened in Cape Town" on Tuesday, the news service writes, noting that the forum, "held under the title 'Beyond Aid,' ... identifies research and innovation as 'key drivers for health, equity and development.'"

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