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Date: 7 February 2020

PURPOSE: In studies of men of European ancestry, rare pathogenic variants in DNA repair pathway genes have been shown to be associated with risk of aggressive prostate cancer.

Content Author:
Date: 17 January 2020

DELTAS Africa invites applications for health-, social-, and sustainable development-focused, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary scientific programmes aligned to the initiative’s strategic areas and key outcomes – taking into consideration pressing local, national and regional research needs

Content Author:
Date: 10 January 2020

By Timothy R. Rebbeck

Content Author:
Date: 6 January 2020

Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is a concept that has been talked about for decades. The concept of ‘Health for All’ is reflected in WHO’s constitution and was the key driver in the 1978 Alma-Ata declaration on primary health care (PHC).

Content Author:
Date: 6 January 2020

Over the past 15 years, focus has begun to shift from high-income countries (HICs) implementing programs in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to the more collaborative approach of building capacity within LMICs.

Content Author:
Date: 6 January 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) suffers from a growing cancer burden. By the year 2030, cancer and other non-communicable diseases may overtake some infectious diseases as leading causes of death in SSA.

Content Author:
Date: 6 January 2020

Today, 60% more Africans die from cancer than succumb to malaria—and the number of cancer deaths is rising at an alarming rate. In 2030, the number of deaths from cancer will have increased almost 70% based on age demographics alone.

Content Author:
Date: 6 January 2020

 On 30 May 2017, health leaders from around the world attending the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva reaffirmed cancer control as a health and development priority by adopting resolution WHA 70.12, entitled “Cancer Prevention and Control in the Context of an Integrated Approach”.

Content Author:
Date: 16 August 2019

Lindsay Petersen, Project Manager at CPGR (Centre for Proteomic & Genomic Research), presented MADCaP Genotyping Array CPGR developed with the MADCaP consortium, at the SASH

Content Author:
Date: 2 July 2018

Regulation of genomic and biobanking
research in Africa: a content analysis of
ethics guidelines, policies and procedures
from 22 African countries

Content Author:
Date: 2 July 2018

The African Genome Variation Project
shapes medical genetics in Africa

Content Author:
Date: 2 July 2018

Ethics and Governance Framework
for Best Practice in Genomic Research and
Biobanking in Africa

Content Author:
Date: 2 July 2018

The H3Africa policy framework:
negotiating fairness in genomics

Content Author:
Date: 2 July 2018

Barriers and Opportunities in Consent and Access
Procedures in Low- and Middle-Income Country Biobanks:
Meeting Notes from the BCNet Training
and General Assembly

Content Author:
Date: 2 July 2018

Associations between unprocessed red and processed meat, poultry, seafood and egg intake and the risk of prostate cancer: A pooled analysis of 15 prospective cohort studies

Content Author:
Date: 31 January 2018

National Comprehensive Cancer Network prostate cancer clinical guidelines in Sub-Saharan Africa

Content Author:
Date: 18 January 2018

MADCaP Database training guides

Content Author:
Date: 13 December 2017

Choudhury et al_Whole genome sequencing Southern African Human Genome Programme_supp peer review

Content Author:
Date: 13 December 2017

Choudhury et al_Whole genome sequencing Southern African Human Genome Programme_supp info

Content Author:
Date: 13 December 2017

Choudhury et al_Whole genome sequencing Southern African Human Genome Programme_supp data