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Mak's Godwin Anywar Awarded 19th ISE Young Investigator Fellowship

  • In General
  • 20 Jun 2019 - 1:44pm
  • By Mark Wamai
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Mr. Godwin Anywar, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Plant Sciences, Microbiology and Biotechnology, CoNAS, Makerere University, Kampala Uganda. Mr. Anywar was awarded a Young Investigator Fellowship for the 19th International Congress of the International Society of Ethnopharmacology. Image:CARTA Africa

Mr. Godwin Anywar was awarded a Young Investigator Fellowship for the 19th International Congress of the International Society of Ethnopharmacology. The award was in honour of his scientific contribution on 'Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Practices used by Herbalists in the Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV/AIDS in Uganda' and 'Investigation of Anti-malarial, Genotoxic and Antibacterial Properties of African Medicinal Plants traditionally used in Western and Central Uganda'.

Held from 12th to 14th June, 2019 at the Technische Universität in Dresden, Germany, the congress was dedicated to “Ethnopharmacology – bridging cultures and continents”.

Mr. Anywar is a CARTA PhD fellow, currently pursuing his PhD at the prestigious Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy & Immunology in Leipzig, Germany and Makerere University. He is an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Plant Sciences, Microbiology & Biotechnology, College of Natural Sciences (CoNAS), Makerere University.

We congratulate Mr. Godwin Anywar upon his well deserved award and contribution to the body of knowledge in general and ethnopharmacology in particular.

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