The Royal Society Africa Prize recognises research scientists based in Africa who are making an innovative contribution to the biological sciences, including basic medical science, which contributes significantly to capacity building in Africa.
The 2017 Africa Prize is awarded to Dr Alassane Dicko for his contribution to research into malaria control, in particular using intermittent administration of medicines to children in the Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention strategy recommended by WHO.
This afternoon seminar, held as part of the Prize, celebrated Dr Dicko's work and explored related research. The seminar was be chaired by Sir Brian Greenwood CBE FMedSci FRS, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The audio recordings of the talks are available below.
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