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Microbiome research in Africa must be based on equitable partnerships

A framework is presented for equitable and effective microbiome research partnerships between African researchers, international partners, healthcare professionals, policymakers and stakeholders.

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The authors thank all the members of the H3Africa Microbiome Task Force and the African Microbiome Special Interest Group for the feedback received in the writing process.

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Oduaran, O.H., Foláyan, M.O., Kamng’ona, A.W. et al. Microbiome research in Africa must be based on equitable partnerships. Nat Med (2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-024-03026-2

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