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Unimak-University of Mekeni, Sierra Leone

UnimakDuring the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Professor Ian Goodfellow of the Wellcome Trust-Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research went to Sierra Leone to support the work of Public Health England and was based in Makeni Town as part of the Ebola response. Professor Goodfellow is now working with Unimak who have provided suitable space to establish  laboratory space and teaching facilities to build the in-Country capacity of health professionals to prevent and respond to  Ebola outbreaks. The facility is supported by The Wellcome Trust and DfID. It will include space for visiting scholars and the capacity for sequencing Ebola and other pathogens.

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Events

Cambridge-Africa Day 2018  

10th Anniversary Celebration

Guest speakers include: Prof Stephen Toope, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and  Dr Tom Kariuki, Director of AESA , African Academy of Sciences

1st May 2018 at St Johns College, University of Cambridge

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Glow Conference 2018 

Theme: Bench to Bedside: An inter-disciplinary approach to maternal and newborn health

19th June 2018 – 20th June 2018

Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

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