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Addressing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic in low- and middle-income countries

During 2020, a novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), spread to almost all cou [ ... ]

Any COVID-19 vaccine must be safe, efficacious and accessible to everyone

TRIESTE, ITALY. No corners should be cut in assessing the safety and efficacy of any candidate COVID-19 vaccines. We mus [ ... ]

Administration and Internal Activities

ASSAf is governed by a Council, chaired by the President of the Academy. The Council comprises 13 members, 12 of whom are elected, and one of whom is appointed by the Minister of Science and Technology, as representative of the Department's National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI).

The secretariat of the Academy is managed the Executive Officer, Prof Roseanne Diab, appointed on 1 May 2008. The secretariat comprises 40 staff members. For names and contact details of staff, click here.

Policy Advisory Programme

Evidence-based study project activities form the core of the Academy’s function and are a key area of future development.

Current studies include: Click here for more details

EDUCATION AND HUMANITIES

ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY AND WATER

HEALTH AND RELATED SCIENCES

SCIENCE FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION

SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING PROGRAMME

Liaison Activities

Liaison activities include liaison with ASSAf Members, national stakeholders and international stakeholders.

International Liaison

National Liaison