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July 4, 2017
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July 4, 2017


Africa confronts the world’s most dramatic health crisis. Accounting for 24% of the global disease burden, the challenges the continent faces are many and complex, with growing inequities in access to health services and health outcomes across the region. Whilst significant progress has been made in the treatment and prevention of many infectious diseases, Africa… Read More

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Register for the 2017 #ScienceAfrica UnConference!

155 Bishopsgate London EC2M 3YX

July 20, 2017
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July 20, 2017


The PEI #ScienceAfrica UnConference is back and this year it’s bigger and better than ever! Join us for an interactive day of high-level presentations, table working groups and participant-led workshops as we celebrate all those individuals, research groups, commercial organisations and academic institutions driving scientific and technological advancement in and for the continent. Africa and… Read More

Spotlight Seminar: The Future of Public Health in Africa



July 4, 2017
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July 4, 2017


Africa confronts the world’s most dramatic health crisis. Accounting for 24% of the global disease burden, the challenges the continent faces are many and complex, with growing inequities in access to health services and health outcomes across the region. Whilst significant progress has been made in the treatment and prevention of many infectious diseases, Africa… Read More

The UK-Africa trading relationship, post-Brexit



March 29, 2017
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March 29, 2017


Our second Africa Breakfast Club meeting for 2017 will focus on the UK-Africa trading relationship, post-Brexit, and we are delighted that the Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade and Investment will lead the discussion. During the event, the PEI and our partners will explore the UK’s recent decision to leave the… Read More

The Future of Agriculture in Africa: A PEI Spotlight Seminar



March 15, 2017
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March 15, 2017


Agriculture is at the heart of African development. It employs more than 65% of the continents’ populations and contributes more than 32% GDP to its economies. Yet there remain real challenges: Africa has 65% of the world’s uncultivated land, but spends some US$35billion importing its food. The continent’s smallholder farmers, who comprise the majority of… Read More

Health emergencies in Africa: How prepared is the continent?



February 9, 2017


Our first Africa Breakfast Club meeting for 2017 will focus on Africa’s preparedness for health emergencies, and we are delighted that Dame Sally Davies, the UK Government’s Chief Medical Officer, will lead the discussion. During the event, the PEI and our partners will explore the key health challenges facing Africa and evaluate the extent to… Read More

STEP study week in Angola



December 13, 2016
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December 15, 2016


We are delighted to bring the STEP to Angola with the support of Aldeia das Artes. Aldeia das Artes aims to provide the children and young people from Mussulo Island with the knowledge and skills that they need to thrive in the job market, and to participate fully in the economic, social and human development… Read More

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