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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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Labomobil© Inauguration Ceremony

Our Labomobil© was officially welcomed to Guinea on December 11, 2012. The ceremony took place at the People’s Palace in Conakry. Prominently in attendance were the Minister of Health, the General Secretary from the Ministry of Social Services for Women and Children, a representative from the First Lady’s office, the Governor of Conakry, representatives from […]

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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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Labomobil© is in Guinea!

We are thrilled about the arrival of the Labomobil© in Guinea. It recently reached us from Germany, where the vehicle was outfitted with state-of-the-art laboratory equipment. Preparations for its deployment are underway. We have put together a group of experts who will be planning and overseeing the laboratory’s operations, including our own project manager, Dr. […]

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