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Our collaboration partner, Jan Holmgren, is receiving the world’s biggest award in the field of global health

Professor Jan Holmgren at the University of Gothenburg and the American Professor John Clemens are this year’s recipients of Prince Mahidol’s Award in Public Health – the world’s biggest award in the field of global health.

Jan is receiving the award for his ground-breaking research on the development of the world’s first effective drinkable cholera vaccine, for transferring the technology so the vaccine can produced in developing countries and for showing that cholera vaccine has the potential to eradicate cholera in developing countries.

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