Africa

NIH researcher presents encouraging results for gene therapy for severe sickle cell disease

A scientist from the National Institutes of Health will present promising, early results from a human clinical trial testing a novel gene replacement therapy in people with severe sickle cell disease.

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Africa Economic Conference 2018 focusses on Africa Visa Openness and integration

Be it border hassles, lack of road or air routes linking key cities, or the frustrations of being refused entry to a country because of visas, the end result is to curtail the free movement of people, viewed by the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) as one of the pillars of regional integration.