Advanced Molecular Detection (AMD) and Response to Infectious Disease Outbreaks

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$100 million Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative to boost disease surveillance capacity for the continent

Posted on Monday, Oct 19, 2020

On October 12, a group of public and private partners led by the Africa Centers for Disease Control announced the launch of the Africa Pathogen Genomics Initiative (Africa PGI): a $100 million, 4-year collaboration to expand access to next-generation genomic sequencing tools and strengthen public health surveillance networks across the continent.

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