EDCTP Prizes 2016

EDCTP Outstanding Research Team award-small-1 His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu, and the representatives of the University of Zambia – University College London Medical School (UNZA-UCLMS) Research & Training Program at the award ceremony

EDCTP Award for Outstanding Research Team 2016

The EDCTP Award for Outstanding Research Team 2016 was given to the University of Zambia – University College London Medical School (UNZA-UCLMS) Research & Training Program on 6 November 2016. The award consists of a trophy and 50,000 euro. At the opening session of the Eighth EDCTP Forum, Dr Peter Mwaba, on behalf of his team, received the award from His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Zambia, Mr Edgar Chagwa Lungu.

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IMG_5868_small Prof. Marleen Temmerman receives the award for Outstanding Female Scientist from Prof. Nkandu Luo

EDCTP Award for Outstanding Female Scientist 2016

On 8 November 2016, Professor Marleen Temmerman received the EDCTP Award for Outstanding Female Scientist 2016. The award consists of a trophy and 20,000 euro. The award ceremony took place at the Eighth EDCTP Forum in Lusaka, Zambia, The award was presented by Professor Nkando Luo, the Honourable Minister of Higher Education, Research, Vocational Training, Science and Technology of Zambia.

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EDCTP Scientific Leadership Award Prof. Shabir Mahdi receives the EDCTP 2016 award for Scientific Leadership

EDCTP Award for Scientific Leadership 2016

On 7 November 2016, Professor Shabir A. Mahdi (1966) received the EDCTP 2016 Award for Scientific Leadership. The award consists of a trophy and 10,000 euro. The award ceremony took place at the Eighth EDCTP Forum in Lusaka, Zambia. The award was presented by Dr Michael Makanga, EDCTP Executive Director.

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Dr Pascoal Mocumbi Prize _ Prof. Fred Binka Prof. Fred Newton Binka (r.), winner of the Dr Pascoal Mocumbi Prize with EDCTP Executive Director Dr Michael Makanga

EDCTP Dr Pascoal Mocumbi Prize

The EDCTP Dr Pascoal Mocumbi Prize was given to Professor Fred Newton Binka in recognition of his outstanding achievements in advancing health research and capacity development in Africa. The ceremony took place at the EDCTP Forum in Lusaka, Zambia during the closing session on 9 November 2016. The award consists of a trophy and 50,000 euro. Professor Charles Mgone, former Executive Director of EDCTP, presented the award to Prof. Fred Binka.

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