George Kyei is the principal investigator of the HIV Cure Research Infrastructure Study, based at the University of Ghana, which trains African scientists in HIV research and treatment.
Regarded as one of the nation’s leading African historians, Jean M. Allman shares her passion for the continent through her teaching, mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and prolific writing and scholarship.
Farmers outside Kibale National Park in Uganda had a huge problem: elephants kept trampling their crops. This is one of many examples in which human–wildlife interactions become dangerous for both parties.
Mark Manary is a professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine and an expert in childhood malnutrition. More than two decades ago, Manary launched an effort in Africa to fight childhood malnutrition using a peanut butter-based therapeutic food fortified with micronutrients.
WashU professor, Dr. Fred Ssewamala, and his research team at WashU and in Uganda have been working for decades to alleviate the impacts of poverty on Uganda’s most vulnerably youth – orphans.