Prof. Achim Hoerauf was part of the expert pannel at the Science Summit at the UN General Assembly in New York

Prof. Dr. med. Achim Hoerauf, Director IMMIP, was selected to speak at the  9th Science Summit, on the occasion of the 78th UN General Assembly in New York City.

The goal of the summit was to discuss the current critical scientific challenges affecting our planet. The central theme chosen for this year's summit was "The Role of Science in Achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)." The event, organized by ISC Intelligence in Science, brought together global leaders, scientists, policymakers and experts from diverse fields from around the world.

For a better health situation in sub-Saharan Africa: Research Networks for Health Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa” (RHISSA)

Prof. Achim Hoerauf, Director IMMIP and Prof. Alexander Debrah from Ghana, presented  the outcome of the BMBF funded project and its objective in the second round of funding in a session entitled "Research Networks for Health Innovations in Sub-Saharan Africa (RHISSA) ", hosted by the Project Management Agency of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, DLR. The interactive platform allowed  scientists to interact with other research networks and experts from different fields and promote collaboration for sustainable development. Prof. Hoerauf, was also part of the expert panel discussion during the RHISSA session.

Irene Norstedt, Director responsible for the People Directorate, DG for Research and Innovation, European Commission, was among the presenters during the RHISSA session and also at the Summit.


More information on the Science Summit at the 78 United Nation General Assembly (SSUNGA78) is available at: https://sciencesummitunga.com/.

Interested parties can register free of charge at https://sciencesummitunga78.sched.com/