[Closed] The Nomination Deadline for the Fourth Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize is extended to September 25th, 2021
Nominations are closed for the Fourth Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize on September 25th, 2021. We appreciate for your kind cooperation.
The fourth Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize nominations will be closed on September 25th, 2021.
The Laureates will be known on the occasion of the Eighth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD8), which is scheduled to be held in Tunisia in 2022.
The Prize carries ideals and aspirations of a Japanese microbiologist Dr. Hideyo NOGUCHI (1876-1928) who fell victim to yellow fever in Africa during his research of the disease. It aims to honor 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 Africans and of all humankind. As the challenges caused by Covid-19 is test for humanity and it reaffirms special importance of the Fourth Noguchi Hideyo Africa Prize. 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.
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
September 25th, 2021
English HTML ／ PDF (276KB)
French PDF (242KB)
(Reference) Dr. Hideyo Noguchi (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic) PDF (398KB)
English PDF (143KB)
French (only for Medical Services Category) PDF (142KB)
Supplementary documents format (sample) is attached to the Nomination Form.
Nomination Form in WORD version is available from the website of Selection Committee Secretariat of each category shown below.
For medical research nominations, please use the electronic application system in the website of the Medical Research Selection Committee Secretariat. (If not possible, please put your nomination in MS WORD or PDF format and email it to email@example.com.)
For medical services nominations for the fourth prize, please use the electronic application system in the website of the Medical Services Selection Committee Secretariat. If not possible, please put your nomination in MS WORD or PDF format and email it to both of the following addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Please note that emailing to only one of the addresses above may result in your application not being processed.
If necessary, nominations may be submitted by postal mail. However, please do not fax your nominations.
Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Medical Research Selection Committee Secretariat
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083 Japan
Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Medical Services Selection Committee Secretariat
WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO)
Cité du Djoué, P.O.Box 06 Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
Supporting Secretariat in Japan (Oscar Japan Co., Ltd. providing consultancy services to WHO AFRO)
Neocity Mitaka, 3-35-1 Shimorenjaku, Mitaka-shi, Tokyo 181-0013, Japan
For General Information about the Prize
Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize, Cabinet Office
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