Dr. Angela Musiimenta Wins €150000. In the recent days, the Technology in Uganda has been on the rise as compared to the past five years ago. This has been boosted by a number of courses that are being offered in the learning institutions.
Angela Musiimenta Wins €150000
A senior lecturer from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Dr. Angela Musiimenta has hit the news headlines across the continent. This follows her research on technological ways on how to improve the health standards of Uganda citizens.
Above all, her research was globally recognized that she scooped over 150,000 euros, that is equivalent to 673 million Ugandan shillings. She won the German-Africa Innovation Incentive Award that was being hosted in German. Doctor Angela’s project was about developing a novel mobile application that shall aid in health related information for pregnant women both illiterate and literate in rural areas. Besides all, the application supports both audio and videos for the health informations.
Anja Karliczek, the Federal Minister for Research was present during the event and this is what he had to say:-
“I am delighted that today we are able to bestow the awards on such promising talents and projects. The winners are courageously making inroads with their joint projects that create innovative solutions for Africa and offer her people new prospects. We are gathered here today in recognition of their scientific achievements and to help promote sustainable development on the African continent. Because we feel it is important, and this is a core objective of our Africa Strategy, to support scientists of both genders in their research.
This is why we will be bestowing the awards in coming years, too, as we wish to continue to provide important stimuli for German-African cooperation and innovations in Africa.”