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American Friends of Guinea Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development

Contact: Bel Cevallos, Director of Development Tel: 832.456.8104   Fax: 832.300.2516 bcevallos@afguinea.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Friends of Guinea Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development Houston, TX – American Friends of Guinea (AFG) announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill […]

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AFG provides Guinea’s First Endoscopy Equipment for Use in Kipe Hospital

Endoscopic equipment to save the lives of children suffering from hydrocephalus arrives in Conakry. Conakry, Guinea (PRBuzz.com) Monday, January 28, 2013 – Kipe Hospital welcomed the arrival of the first endoscopy equipment to be available in a public hospital in Guinea on December 11, 2012. AFG obtained this essential surgical tool from CURE Uganda, a […]

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AFG Brings Mobile Laboratory to Neglected Regions of Coastal Guinea

LaboMobil© comes to Guinea to improve rapid disease diagnosis and data collection in hard-to-reach areas. Conakry, Guinea (PRBuzz.com) Monday, January 28, 2013 – An inauguration ceremony took place on December 11, 2012 at the People’s Palace to welcome AFG’s Labomobil© to Guinea. The Labomobil©, developed and built by Agence de Medecine Preventive (AMP), is a […]

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AFG Forms New Board of Directors

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — American Friends of Guinea (AFG), a Houston-based non-governmental organization whose mission is to provide medical and infrastructure aid to the people of the Republic of Guinea in West Africa, announced four new directors who were elected during the Board’s January 25 meeting, including: Ray Leonard, President and Chief Executive […]

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