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 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.

Leaders of Arab and African Nations Celebrate Inaugural Awards Ceremony of Al-Sumait Prize For African Development For Health And Food Security

Leaders of Arab and African Nations Celebrate Inaugural Awards Ceremony of Al-Sumait Prize For African Development For Health And Food Security

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2016 01:32 GMT

The winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2015 and 2016 in the fields of health and food security have received their awards at a special gala ceremony during the fourth Africa-Arab summit in Equatorial Guinea.

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Awards For Health And Food Security To Be Handed Over To The Winners At Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea On November 22

Al-Sumait Prize for African Development Awards For Health And Food Security To Be Handed Over To The Winners At Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea On November 22

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 19:52 GMT

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development awards for the Health and Food Security categories will be handed out at a glittering ceremony on November 22 during the Fourth Africa-Arab Summit in Equatorial Guinea’s capital Malabo.

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize For Africa Development Awarded to Professor Kevin Marsh For Tackling Malaria In Children

Kuwait’s Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize For Africa Development Awarded to Professor Kevin Marsh For Tackling Malaria In Children

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2016 13:17 GMT

The Kuwait-sponsored Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize for African Development has been awarded to Britain’s Professor Kevin Marsh of the University of Oxford and African Academy of Sciences, Kenya, for his efforts to control and eradicate childhood malaria.

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Al-Sumait Prize Winners For 2015 Health Award And 2016 Food Security Award To Be Announced In Kuwait On October 17, 2016

Al-Sumait Prize Winners For 2015 Health Award And 2016 Food Security Award To Be Announced In Kuwait On October 17, 2016

News   •   Oct 13, 2016 12:05 GMT

The winning recipients of the prestigious Al-Sumait Prizes for the two categories of Health and Food Security will be announced at a Board of Trustees meeting In Kuwait City on Monday October 17, 2016.

New White Paper on Food Security in Africa

New White Paper on Food Security in Africa

News   •   May 24, 2016 19:40 GMT

A call to action for increased Food Security efforts in Africa issued in new White Paper from Kuwait's Al-Sumait Prize for African Development

Health Challenges in Africa

Health Challenges in Africa

News   •   Mar 30, 2016 09:23 GMT

A White Paper examining the health challenges in Africa has been issued as part of the Kuwait-sponsored AL-SUMAIT PRIZE initiative, an annual award managed by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) for the advancement of economic, social, human resources, and infrastructure development in the African continent.

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Professor Marsh Speech at Al-Sumait Prize Awards

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Professor Marsh of African Academy of Science gives acceptance speech upon winning the Al Sumait Prize for African Development innaugural...

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Professor Marsh Recieves Al Sumait Prize

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Al Sumait 2015 and 2016 Laureates and KFAS and Gates Foundation representatives focus on importance of the award to African Development

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A video from Al-Sumait’s 2015 Health Prize and 2016 Food Security Prize Ceremony for significant advances in the areas of food security a...

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Dr. Barbara Wells, Director General of the International Potato Center, Lima, Peru, comments on receiving Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security

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Dr. Barbara Wells, the Director General of the International Potato Center, Lima, Peru, says receiving Kuwait's Al-Sumait Prize for Food ...

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Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize Winner Professor Keven Marsh Acceptance Speech

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Professor Kevin Marsh of the University of Oxford and African Academy of Sciences, Kenya, says he is honored to receive the 2015 Al-Sumai...

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Al-Sumait Prizes Launch Video

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The thinking behind Al-Sumait Prize is explained in this launch video with leading members of the executive board that guides the Kuwait...

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Prix Al-Sumait 2018 Invitation pour les nominations Version française

Prémio Al-Sumait 2018 Convite para Candidaturas Versão em português

The Positive Impact of winning the Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize for African Development an interview with Professor Kevin Marsh

Professor Marsh of Oxford University and the African Academy of Sciences was awarded the inaugural Al-Sumait Health Prize almost a year ago. This article follows up with Professor Marsh and asks what the impact of winning the prize has been to him and his work and the roll the Prize will play in the future of African development.

AL-SUMAIT White Paper - Health Challenges in Africa

This White Paper examines the complex issue of the health challenges in Africa. It is the first in a series of White Papers in conjunction with Al-Sumait Prize, an annual award managed by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) for the advancement of economic, social, human resources, and infrastructure development in the African continent.