Ethiopian researchers win Tore Global PrizeMarch 18th, 2010
The Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) granted the 9th Tore Global Prize to three young Ethiopian researchers for their outstanding findings on infectious diseases.
Ethiopians namely; Manaye Mamo, Misgana Ibrahim, and Haileyesus Adamu were awarded here on 16 March 2010 for their excellent research works conducted on three different areas.
The three awardees reached to admirable findings in the area of skin disease treatment, drug dose for children suffering from tuberculosis, and effect of ARV drugs on HIV-positive persons respectively.
Each of the winners received a medal and a certificate as well as a Check for 3,000 Birr.
AHRI Deputy Director, Dr. Abrham Assefa said on the occasion AHRI warded 27 Ethiopian researchers during the last nine years, out of whom six are women. According to the deputy director, 13 youth Ethiopian researchers were nominated for the 9th Tore Global Prize.