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3 Joint Winners of Million Dollar 2018 Al Sumait Prize for Health Announced

3 Joint Winners of Million Dollar 2018 Al Sumait Prize for Health Announced

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2018 13:34 GMT

The Million Dollar Prize will be split between Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim, Director of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research (CAPRISA) who will recieve half and Professor Sheila K. West Vice Chair for Research Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Rakai Health Sciences Program, based in Rakai, Uganda sharing equally the other half million dollars.

Kuwait Invites Nominations for 2019 US1Million Al-Sumait Prize For Food Security In Africa

Kuwait Invites Nominations for 2019 US1Million Al-Sumait Prize For Food Security In Africa

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2018 07:26 GMT

Kuwait has announced the opening of the nomination period of the 2019 US1Million Al-Sumait Prize - for Food Security in Africa . The 2019 cycle of the prize is focussed on Food Security on the African Continent and nominations for Individuals and or Non Government Organizations have been requested by the Prizes Board of Trustees.

Record Number of Nominations recieved for US$1Million Al Sumait Prize for African Development

Record Number of Nominations recieved for US$1Million Al Sumait Prize for African Development

Press Releases   •   Jul 10, 2018 09:33 GMT

Al Sumait Prize for African Development announced today in Kuwait that the recently closed nominations cycle for the US$1Million health category of the prize has recieved almost double the amount of qualified submisions than the last prize. 108 nominations were recieved from over 35 countries for Organizations and Individuals working to improve health across the continent of Africa.

Kuwait Announces 50 Nominations received so Far for US$1million 2018 Al-Sumait Prize, Health Category

Kuwait Announces 50 Nominations received so Far for US$1million 2018 Al-Sumait Prize, Health Category

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 08:10 GMT

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has announced that almost 50 nominations from around the world have been received for the US$1Million 2018 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in the Health Category, which closes for entries at the end of June 2018.

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Announces Opening of Nominations in Health Category for 2018

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Announces Opening of Nominations in Health Category for 2018

Press Releases   •   Jan 16, 2018 12:00 GMT

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development announces the opening of the nomination period for the 2018 Health Cycle of the Prize. Nominations for pioneers in health; research, projects or initiaitves that have or will positively impact Africa as a whole or partly are kindly requested to be sent on or before the 30th June 2018.

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Award For Education To Be Handed Over To The Winner At Special Event in Kuwait City on 13th December 2017
The laureate of the US$1million 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field ofEducation has been announced following its Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City

The laureate of the US$1million 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field ofEducation has been announced following its Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2017 08:00 GMT

Laureate for the 2017 cycle of Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in the field of Education has been endorsed by the Prize’s Board of Trustees for its exemplary work in Education development in Africa. The recipient organization of the US$1million prize of this prestigious award is The African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Nairobi, Kenya.

 Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize winner donates entire one million dollar prize to African Science Development

Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize winner donates entire one million dollar prize to African Science Development

Press Releases   •   Oct 24, 2017 09:02 GMT

Oxford Professor Kevin Marsh has donated his entire one million dollar prize winnings from the Al-Sumait Prize for African Development to the furthering of Science and Research development in Africa. The Professor was awarded the prize for his work in Malaria research, at the African Arab Summit in November 2016 in Malabo.

Nomination period closed for Al-Sumait Education Prize, over 50 qualified nominations recieved.

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 00:01 GMT

Kuwait City, August 1, 2017 – The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has announced that over 50 nominations from around the world have been received for the 2017 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in its Education Category, which closed for nominations yesterday (31st August 2017).

$1Million Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Nominations Deadline Extended to end of July for Education Prize

$1Million Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Nominations Deadline Extended to end of July for Education Prize

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 12:26 GMT

The nomination period for Kuwait’s $1 Million Al-Sumait Prize for African Development has been extended the to the end of July 2017 for the education prize. The Education Prize is open to individuals and organizations delivering pioneering contributions in education anywhere in Africa.