UK-South Africa H3D project

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Infectious diseases are responsible for nearly 70% of deaths in Africa each year. Globally, drug-resistant infections are on the rise, making the search for new and effective medicines increasingly urgent. In 2010 Professor Kelly Chibale founded the Holistic Drug Discovery and Development (H3D) Centre at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Scientists working at the H3D Centre are developing new drugs to treat an array of infectious diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and corona viruses.

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