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You Have till August 15 to Nominate Eligible African Organisations for the Al-Sumait $1 Million Prize

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development today announced that nominations for its 2021 award for health has been extended till mid August, 2021. A statement that was seen by Business Elites Africa explained that the decision to extend the deadline was due to the repercussions of the COVID19-pandemic and the subsequent challenges being faced by African researchers, research centers, and healthcare organizations.

The Health category includes but is not limited to initiatives, program, and research projects in the following areas:  Combating the prevalence of diseases in Africa, with a special focus on the utilization of effective frameworks and programs, to address and manage health crises such as SARS, COVID-19, and infectious zoonotic diseases; National capacity building in medical research and medical education; Upgrading and maintenance of national medical facilities; Developing national health policies and successful implementation of the outcomes.

Eligible candidates include organizations and research institutions whose initiatives and programs contributed significantly to solving health challenges in Africa, as well as outstanding researchers who are nominated by their institutions and peers.

For information about the Al Sumait Prize for the 2021-Cycle of Health as well as its conditions and requirements, please visit the Al Sumait Prize website. To access the Prize nomination form, please visit: KFAS.formstack.com/forms/AlSumait2021. And for inquiries, please contact the Prizes Office on the following E-Mail: alsumaitprize@kfas.org.kw.


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