AFRICAN CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN GENETIC MEDICINE

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Research programmes are designed to provide evidence to catalyse the implementation of genetic medicine interventions.

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PROGRAMMES

Excellent graduate and continuing professional development programmes are tailored to address skills gap in human genetics in Africa.

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LABORATORY FACILITIES

State-of-the art laboratory facilities and equipment complement creative ideas to overcoming the Developmental Challenge of human genetic disorders in Africa.

Prof. Ofori-Acquah

"WAGMC is a seed of Genetic Medicine in Africa. We are committed to producing talented behavioural and biomedical geneticists to improve access to Genetic Medicine in Africa for all."

WAGMC BY THE NUMBERS

100%

merit score of programme relevance in Africa

1st

postgraduate higher education programme in Genetic Counselling in Sub-saharan Africa

$6.4M

startup investment

40%

target enrolment of regional students from the rest of Africa

1 : 1

female-to-male ratio of the leadership team

Prof Renner

"We present opportunities never seen before, being the first of our kind in West Africa. We are committed to this vision."

Pauline

"WAGMC promises more research opportunities; aligining with the University of Ghana's goal to becoming a research-intensive university."

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