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41 West African vaccine researchers participated in this year's Vaccinology in Africa Master's Level Course on 29 April - 3 May 2019, in close collaboration with the host institution, the MRC Unit The Gambia at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM).

The courses have been running since 2013, under the leadership of the Jenner Institute, alternating between West and East Africa. The courses covers the main aspects of vaccinology, the vaccine development process, biomanufacturing, regulatory and ethical topics. It is uniquely hosted in Africa with an exceptional faculty of African and international academic and industry speakers, highlighting human and veterinary synergies in keeping with the ‘One Health’ agenda. The course is specifically aimed at students, researchers and professionals resident in Africa.  

Read more (MRC Unit The Gambia / LSHTM website)

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