If you live in a slum, healthcare tends to be unavailable, unaffordable and low quality. Social enterprise “Access Afya” wants to turn the tide. It runs 15 high-quality Primary Health Care clinics in Greater Nairobi, and with the help of Bayer Foundation will now scale their offering.
Ivorian Children celebrating Christmas at their newly opened school
Santa Claus travelled far this year. The children of Nzikpli Sessokro, a small town in the middle part of Ivory Coast, received their version of the good old man in the heart of their town; at their newly rehabilitated school.
Otto Bayer Award and Early Excellence in Science Award
Ruth Ley is one of the world’s leading scientist for microbiome research, a field she helped establish. The Bayer Foundation Science Council has now chosen her to receive the Otto Bayer Award 2020, worth EUR 75,000, for her pioneering research.