Global crowdsourced content by scientists:

AfricArXiv is working towards building an Africa-owned preprint repository and is reaching out to and discussing with various other organizations and partners. Meanwhile, we are partnering with the established preprint repository providers Open Science Framework (OSF) – ScienceOpen and Zenodo.

Submit any COVID-19 relevant research and information to AfricArXiv as a text document (preprint, postprint), presentation (PDF, PPT), infographics (PNG, PDF) 


Please read our guideline ‘Before you submit‘ and follow instructions on the platform of your choice.


Provide a platform where Research labs can volunteer to run PCR screenings on COVID19 DNA/RNA samples to investigate for mutants and derivatives

Other Disciplines

Software & Code

Makerspaces, coding communities and innovation hubs on the continent to design immediate response and software


Work with medical practitioners and experts 

Reach out locally to ask what people need most and see if you can provide that utilizing and deploying Open Source Hardware

Community mobilization of resources and know-how

Corona Care Maker Initiatives (GoogleDoc), 

Make a list of the things you can provide (through 3D printing or other things)

Categories: Open Access


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