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The Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Nominations Open (nomination deadline: July 31st, 2018)

The Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Nominations are open until July 31st 2018.
The Laureates will be announced in 2019 and the award ceremony will be held during the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7).
We look forward to receiving your nominations.

Purpose of the Prize

The Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize aims to honour individuals with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa, thus contributing to the health and welfare of the African people and of all humankind.

Category

The Prize consists of two categories: Medical Research which honors individual(s) and Medical Services which honors individual(s) and organization(s).

Value of the Award

The Prize consists of a citation, a medal and 100 million yen (equivalent to about one million US dollars).

How to Nominate

Nomination Deadline

July 31st, 2018

Nomination Guidelines

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Nomination Form

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Submission Addresses

For medical research nominations, please use the JSPS electronic application system. (If not possible, please put your nomination in MS WORD or PDF format and email it to the below address.)
For medical services nominations, please put your nomination in MS WORD or PDF format and email it to the below address.
If necessary, nominations may be submitted by postal mail.

Medical Research Enquiries:
Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Medical Research Selection Committee
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083 Japan
Tel: +81-3-3263-1938/1883
E-mail: nh-africa@jsps.go.jp
Medical Services
  • E-mail: noguchiprize@who.int
    (WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO))
Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Medical Services Selection Committee
WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO)

Cité du Djoué, P.O.Box 06 Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
Tel: + (47 241) 39100 / + (47 241) 39695 / + (242) 05770202
E-mail: noguchiprize@who.int
URL: http://www.noguchiprize.afro.who.int/

For General Information about the Prize

Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize, Cabinet Office
Inquiry form [Comments and Question]
Tel:+81-3-5501-1774

Cabinet Office, Government of Japan 1-6-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8914, Japan.
Tel: +81-3-5253-2111