Preparing Nigeria for future pandemics is only possible by building our scientific capacity: Views of Six Leading Nigerian Scientists

Nigeria needs to have a much stronger educational foundation in science to build the necessary research capacity. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
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The African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases (ACEGID) housed inside Redeemer’s University has continued building capacity in genomics in young African Scientists, with the aim of translating research outcomes to products. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Research which is led by local scientists and scientific institutions is vital in overcoming the many health challenges that Nigeria faces. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Future proofing our health workforce and providing scientists and researchers with the resources and access to training opportunities is vital. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Image credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Despite the many challenges of the Nigeria context, we have to acknowledge the advances that scientists in Nigeria have made. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch

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