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AfriSMC, like all the other SMCs around the world is designed to work help science journalists improve coverage of science issues. This requires close collaboration with the experts in various scientific and engineering fields who are able and willing to communicate effectively and with the journalists in a timely manner. Thus, the AfriSMC is building a database of experts who would be able to provide expert opinion on their subjects to the journalists when need arises. Experts will be requested to provide comments on headline issues that will be availed to the journalists through our rapid expert opinion portal.

The center will also help experts find experienced journalist to share their stories. Click below to become a member of this elite group of scientists and engineers impacting lives through effective communication with the media. For scientists with little media experience, the Center will liaise with like-minded organizations and media houses to avail them capacity building opportunities.

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Press Release : Ghana urged to Increase Public Education on COVID-19

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Nairobi, 27 June, 2022-Ghana has been urged to increase public education on COVID-19 to increase the level of knowledge on the pandemic while reducing...

Expert opinion on Schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminths in Africa

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With World Health Organization(WHO’s) road map for neglected tropical diseases2021−2030 requiring countries to eliminate at least one Neglected Tropical Diseases(NTDs) by 2030, countries are...

Expert opinion on placental malaria

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Dr. Barthlomew Ondigo is a Fellow at the African Academy of Sciences with growing expertise in the immunology of infectious parasitic diseases and global...

Awareness on How to Combat Severe Malaria in Children

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Dr. Henrietta Mensah-Brown holds a PhD in molecular biology of infectious diseases from the University of Ghana. Her research areas are malaria biology and...

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