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Annual Research Meeting 2023

#ARM’23 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) of the University of Ghana is organizing a 3-Day Annual Research Meeting (ARM) on November 22-24, 2023. The theme of the research meeting is “Strengthening Research Capacity to mitigate current and future Disease Threats: Bridging the Research and Policy Divide   Information for […]

Dr. Justice Kumi awarded 2022/23 AREF Research Development Fellowship

Dr. Justice Kumi, Research Fellow at the Department of Clinical Pathology at the Institute, has been awarded the 2022/23 Research Development Fellowship by the African Research Excellence Fund. The Research Development Fellowship Programme aims to develop emerging African scientists who are working on important challenges for human health in Africa, growing their skills, experience, confidence […]

NMIMR-VISA organise a four-day STEM fair for JHS Students

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, in partnership with Vacation Initiatives Science, Africa (VISA), has rolled out a four-day STEM fair, July 4–7, 2023, for Junior High School (JHS) students from thirteen (13) public schools. The fair, under the theme “Science in Tents,” aims to expose underprivileged JHS students to various STEM disciplines through […]

NMIMR-Morehouse School of Medicine launches Mentorship Workshop

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) in collaboration with Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, launched a mentorship workshop for researchers and administrative staff at the Institute on June 15, 2023 at the Institute’s Conference Hall. The mentorship workshop on the theme “Mentoring the Next Generation of the Biomedical Research Workforce in Ghana […]

Research and Public Health Scientists Trained on Malaria Genomic Epidemiology and Data Analytics

The Institute in collaboration with the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), Johns Hopkins University, University of California, San Francisco and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa organized a five-day training workshop on Malaria Genomic Epidemiology and Data Analytics for research and public health scientists. The training workshop held from […]

Call for applications: The Africa CDC Launches short-course training in vaccine manufacturing standard practices (GxP) at the International Vaccine Institute (IVI)

Background The African Union (AU)/ Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have called for a New Public Health Order which will safeguard the health and economic security of the continent as it strives to meet the aspirations of Agenda 2063. A key pillar of this mandate seeks to expand the local manufacture […]

Training workshop on Strengthening Microbial Risk Assessment for Food Safety and AMR held at NMIMR

A four-day training workshop on “Strengthening Microbial Risk Assessment for Food Safety and Antimicrobial Resistance Using Portable DNA Sequencing Technology” was organized in the Institute from 22nd – 25th May, 2023 with funding support from FAO and SeqAfrica/Fleming Fund. Facilitators and training participants in a lab at the Advanced Research Laboratories, NMIMR The workshop equipped […]

NMIMR Receives Funding from BMGF to Conduct Research on Human Malaria Infection

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research has received funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMFG) to conduct research on Human Malaria Infection. The project “Collection of Pf field isolates in Ghana for CHMI studies”, an extension of the long-standing relationship between NMIMR and BMGF, is expected to run from April 2023 to […]

His Excellency Fumio Kishida, Prime Minister of Japan, Visits NMIMR

The Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Fumio Kishida, as part of a two-day official visit to Ghana visited the Institute on 1st May 2023. This was his first ever visit to Ghana. H. E Kishida was welcomed by Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana and Prof. Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Director […]