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Advancing Healthcare Innovation in Africa (AHIA) Conference for Scientists 2019

AHIA’s mission is to address and solve unmet medical needs in Africa, by supporting and promoting the advancement of health innovation and technologies. They do so by advising, educating, and training African innovators in the business and legal aspects of the healthcare sector.

At the conference, Innovation Teams consisting of scientists and students are formed for each technology. The Innovation Teams collaborate for the entirety of the conference to create a development plan and tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing African healthcare systems.

After the conference, a limited number of Innovation Teams will be selected to receive ongoing advice to help transition innovations from the laboratory to market. This may involve additional travel to meet with industry professionals or potential investors.


  • Travel and hotels will be covered for those selected.
  • At the end of the conference, select scientists will receive ongoing advice to help transition their innovations from laboratory to market.


  • Open to African healthcare scientists and innovators

DEADLINE: April 15, 2019

To apply and for more information visit here

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