The much-anticipated 19th Tore Godal prize awards which had faced a year’s delay due to the global pandemic was finally held on the 1st of July, 2021 at Magnolia Hotel in Addis Ababa, in the presence of H.E Dr. Lia Tadesse (Minister of Health), H.E Dr. Dereje Duguma (State Minister of Health), H.E Prof. Afework Kassu (State Minister of Science and Higher Education), AHRI Directors and other dignitaries and media.
The Tore Godal Award which is given in the name of the world-renowned Norwegian researcher and global health leader Dr. Tole Godal, each year recognizes outstanding young researchers for their stellar work in research.
The award saw 69 research entries up from 36 entries the preceding year, making the 19th awards the most competitive to date. The awardees of the day were: Shimelis Nigusu, Tewachew Awoke, and Wasihun Hailemichael, who received a medal, certificate, and 15,000 ETB for their remarkable research.
AHRI as a research institute extends its congratulations to the awardees and participants of this year’s awards for their efforts in spearheading science.