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Ugandan eye doctor restoring sight to nomadic herders

Ugandan eye doctor restoring sight to nomadic herders

Why science ‘needs to listen to African voices’

New research projects should focus on building stronger bridges between scientists in the Global South, says Connie Nshemereirwe

Brain surgery is ‘peppered with moments of joy’, says South Africa’s third black female neurosurgeon

Coceka Mfundisi wants governments to invest in her field to help patients avoid long-term impairments and health problems

‘So many things’ encumber women, says Ghanaian academic

Women need support to overcome systemic barriers, argues 51-year-old Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, the first female vice-chancellor at the University of Ghana

Head of Uganda’s banana-research programme wants more girls to enter science

‘Girls need to be encouraged; to look at themselves as equally good,’ says Ugandan scientist Priver Namanya Bwesigye, who was mentored by her father

A future in Uganda where kids with rare diseases can play and grow

African role models: A young scientist in Uganda dedicates her work to helping children with disabilities, especially girls

Africa’s Role Models: Uganda’s first wildlife vet wants to change world

Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is contributing to conservation not only with her veterinary skills but also by supporting community development

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