Call for Nominations for Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize launched

The Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize

The Japanese Government in collaboration with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa has launched a call for nominations for the Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize. The deadline for submission of nominations is: 31 July 2018.

The Prize consists of a citation, a medal and 100 million yen (equivalent to about one million US dollars).

It is awarded to individuals with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa. The Prize comprises of two categories: Medical Research which honors individual(s) and Medical Services which honors individual(s) and organization(s).

For more information on the eligibility criteria, visit:

Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize Nominations Guideline

Hideyo Noguchi Africa Nomination form