Innovation Prize for Africa Winner Creates the World’s First Injectable Regenerating Bone Graft Substitute

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Innovation Prize for Africa Winner Creates the World’s First Injectable Regenerating Bone Graft Substitute

 

Prestigious Prize Identifies Groundbreaking Innovations in Africa

 

ABUJA, Nigeria, May 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation of South Africa (NOFSA), osteoporosis is on the rise in Africa, especially among African women, due to urbanization and a general lack of awareness, among other factors; figure-conscious females keep an increasingly watchful eye on their weight, impacting negatively on the density of their bones and increasing their risk of contracting bone diseases. The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) (http://www.africaninnovation.org) has named Dr Nicolaas Duneas and Nuno Peres, from South Africa, as the winners of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2014 (http://www.innovationprizeforafrica.org). The announcement was made during an Awards ceremony hosted by the African Innovation Foundation in collaboration with the Federal Government of Nigeria where Honorable Ngozi…

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