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The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in collaboration with Navrongo Health Research Center is organizing a Symposium on Non-Communicable diseases on 14th& 15th March, 2017.

Venue: NMIMR Conference Hall

"Advancing Non-Communicable Disease Research in West Africa:
Building cohorts for multidisciplinary research including genomic studies."


    ·         To provide a platform for early career NCD researchers from Ghana and the West African region to present their research, learn lessons from on-going research, establish a network and plan future collaborations. 

    ·         To link colleagues involved in NCD research activities in Ghana and West Africa, including the Human Hereditary and Health in Africa Consortium (H3Africa) studies(AWI-Gen and Africa Kidney Disease Research Network), RODAM (Research on Obesity and Diabetes in African Migrants), colleagues / trainees on the NIH/Fogarty programmes (Wits NCD Research Leadership Training Programme; NYU/UG Cardiovascular Research Training Institute Training Programme), as well as others conducting NCD research in Ghana.

    Target Participants
      Early career Non-Communicable Disease Researchers

    Workshop Format

    Plenary sessions and Group discussions

    Expected Output
    Establish a Pan-African Network on Non-Communicable Disease research and a scientific publication

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