Policy Update

Japanese government announces winners of Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize for global health research

The government of Japan announced the winners of the third 'Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize', honoring researchers in global health in Africa.

This year, Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Dr. Francis Gervase Omaswa from the Republic of Uganda received the prize for the medical research category and medical services category respectively.

Press release – Cabinet Office

Website - Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize, Cabinet of Japan