SANTHE trainee wins Best Abstract at DELTAS Africa meeting

Friday, 7 July, 2017

Dr Marcel Tongo Passo, a SANTHE Post-doctoral trainee, has won a "Best Abstract" award at the DELTAS (Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science) Africa Annual Grantees Meeting 2017, held in Accra, Ghana, between 3 to 5 July. Passo is based at KRISP (KwaZulu-Natal Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform) and HPP (HIV Pathogenesis Programme) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Out of 500 fellows from 11 cutting edge, public health related, research programmes – including 54 institutions in 21 African countries - Passo was selected to present at the meeting and ended up winning this prestigious award. He said he felt deeply honoured and grateful for the recognition.