The First Laureates of Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Decided

March 28, 2008


  1. The first laureates of the prize in memory of Dr. Hideyo Noguchi to be given to those with outstanding achievements in the field of medical research and services in Africa (Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize) have been decided.
  2. The first award ceremony and the commemorative banquet will take place during the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD IV) to be held in Yokohama from May 28 (Wed) to 30 (Fri) with the participation of those invited to the Conference, including leaders of African countries.

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