Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development today calls for nominations for its, Million US $, 2021 award in the Health category.
Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development today calls for nominations for its 2021 award in the Health category. Nominations for the US $Million Prize must be received by Al-Sumait’s Prize Office no later than June 30, 2021.
The joint winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2018 received their prizes from His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait
The 2018 Laureates were Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim, Director of the Centre for the AIDS Program of Research at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa who received half a million dollars. The second half of the prize shared equally by Professor Sheila K. West Vice Chair Research Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and the Rakai Health Sciences Program.
3 Joint Winners of Million Dollar 2018 Al Sumait Prize for Health Announced
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.
Innaugural Al-Sumait Prize winner donates entire one million dollar prize to African Science Development
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.
Kuwait’s 2016 Al-Sumait Food Security Prize for Development in Africa Awarded Jointly To Nigerian and Peruvian Researchers For Tackling Undernourishment Across Africa
The 2016 Al-Sumait Food Security Prize designed to promote development in Africa has been awarded jointly to two research organizations, the International Potato Centre (CIP), Lima, Peru, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria. Both were honored for ground-breaking studies on the causes of undernourishment and solutions.
Kuwait’s Al-Sumait 2015 Health Prize For Africa Development Awarded to Professor Kevin Marsh For Tackling Malaria In Children
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.
Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize For African Development Announces winners for Health and Food Security Categories
The winners of the Kuwait-sponsored, Al-Sumait 2015 Health Award and 2016 Food Security Award have been announced by the prestigious Board of Trustees at a meeting October 1, 2016, in Kuwait City.
Al-Sumait Prizes for Health and Food Security Advances in Africa, Finalists Selected
Selection panels for Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for Health and Al-Sumait Prize for Food Security in Africa have met this week in Kuwait City to select winning nominees for final consideration and approval by the Board of Trustees of Al-Sumait Prize on Monday, October 17, 2016.
Nomination period closed for Al-Sumait Food Security Prize, shortlist chosen from 49 applicants
The Nomination & Search Committee of the Kuwait-sponsored Al-Sumait Food Security Prize has prepared a shortlist of potential winners from the total 49 nominations for the award that closed for entries on June 30, 2016. The laureates of both cycles of the Prize will be announced by the Board of Trustees.
Kuwait Invites Nominations For Al-Sumait Prize For Food Security In Africa
Kuwait has announced the launch of the second Al-Sumait Prize - for Food Security in Africa – in the major Al-Sumait Prize for African Development initiative formally launched in December 2015. Each Al-Sumait Prize, worth US$ 1 million , will be awarded to honor significant advances in the fields of Food Security, Health and Education in Africa.
Kuwait Launches Initiative To Advance Food Security, Health And Education Development Across Africa
KUWAIT CITY, DEC 7 2015 – Kuwait today launched a major initiative to spur sustainable development across Africa with an annual prize recognizing the best research or development advances in food security, health and education that contribute to significantly solving development challenges facing African nations.Named the ‘Al-Sumait Prizes’ after the late Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait, a Kuwaiti physi