News & Updates

Martha Zewdie from AHRI won ‘Best African Women Researchers Award’
December 20, 2016 - 10:14

Merck in partnership with UNESCO, African Union, Ethiopia Ministry of Health, University of Cambridge and Institute Pasteur International successfully held the second edition of UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit (UNESCO-MARS) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The aim of the 2016 Summit was to empower Women in Research with the key focus on ‘Infectious Diseases and Women Health’.

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AHRI hosts intern students from Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU)
July 27, 2016 - 12:22

As one of its strategic objectives, AHRI provides training and internship opportunity on a regular basis for postgraduate and undergraduate students coming from universities nationwide. The visiting candidates are registered their host universities on various disciplines of biomedical and health related biotechnology. Facility provision and specific mentorship trainings are regularly provided for postgraduate students throughout the year as part of research affiliations/attachments to the Institute.

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A step closer in developing a test for Tuberculosis: AHRI postdoctoral scientist is co-developer of a novel diagnostic assay ready for field evaluation
May 24, 2016 - 11:23

Tuberculosis ranks alongside HIV/AIDS as a leading cause of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1.5 million people died from TB in 2014. The challenges in tackling the disease include that people are tested too late and that the turnaround for most tests is long. To remedy this,the WHO’s Stop TB Department identifies research and development of novel diagnostics as a research priority.

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