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Global Health Academy: New On-Line Courses for Students & Scientists

Publish Date

18 OCT 2023


The new Global Health Academy is live with four-week online course entitled “Introduction to Small Molecule Drug Discovery & Development”.

In line with our company’s Sustainability Strategy, efforts are implemented with the aim to enhance research skills and knowledge in low- and middle-income countries.

The partnership between the Global Health Institute of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and the H3D Foundation and H3D Drug Discovery and Development Centre at the University of Cape Town has defined a new course program for the “Introduction to Small Molecule Drug Discovery & Development’ mainly targeting students and scientists.

The four-week online course in Coursera is free of charge and will allow to explore the different stages of discovery and development as well as the different tools and technologies towards potential new medicines.