Curing malaria and afro-pessimism with one pill

07 July 2014 | Story by Newsroom

Could Africa be a place of innovation and cures, instead of disease and malady?

UCT Professor of Organic Chemistry and Director of the H3-D Drug Discovery & Development Centre Kelly Chibale recently gave a TEDx talk in Cape Town on the development of a potential single dose cure for malaria, its potential to save millions of lives around the world, economic activities initiated as a result of the search for the cure and his fervent belief that Africa should be seen as a place where disease cures are found, science jobs are created and where scientists are on the cusp of great discoveries daily.

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