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The Director of Higher Education at the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology Professor Peter Msoffe emphasized the crucial need for scientific researchers to utilize precise statistical data in diagnosing diseases.

This call was made in Arusha, November 13, 2023, during the opening of the Fourth Asian and Africa Stereology Congress, a collaborative effort between the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-IAST) and Ondohuz Mayis University in Turkey, with participants from 10 countries, including Tanzania.

Professor Msoffe highlighted the significance of accurate research data in developing effective medicines for the treatment of various diseases. He emphasized that leveraging accurate statistics is essential in overcoming challenges posed by emerging diseases, preventing harm to both individuals and the nation's economy.

Furthermore, Professor Msoffe underscored the need for strong research and discovery relations to propel the country forward, providing correct answers to studies that can positively impact society, agriculture, laboratories, and other sectors.

Professor Msoffe credited the government, particularly the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology, for leading efforts to support the development of the science sector. This commitment has facilitated international collaborations, contributing to the country's global recognition.

Professor Maulilio Kipanyula, the Vice Chancellor of the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), highlighted that the congress aimed to bring together experts to enhance capacity in science, technology, and innovation, particularly within the health sector. Dr. Suleiman Kaplan from Turkey emphasized the successful collaboration between Ondohuz Mayis University and the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, which has now hosted the conference for the second time. He pledged to continue collaborating on various issues.

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