The goal of the project is to set up the Health Tech Platform that will promote and facilitate informed, objective, open and balanced discussions on the development and use of emerging transformative tools and technologies to address health challenges in Africa.
The health technologies being developed and piloted will have the potential to transform the trajectory of health in Africa. These include; gene drives for the control and elimination of malaria, mRNA and RNAi vaccines, synthetic biology, artificial intelligence, drones, and data analytics among others. This project is being implemented at the regional level in sub-Saharan Africa at a Country-level in Burkina Faso and Uganda.
To promote and facilitate meaningful engagement and involvement of Africans in driving conversations and action about the need for transformational tools and technologies.