A large, international team describes an effort to build and expand bioinformatics capacity across Africa. As part of the Human Heredity and Health in Africa, or H3Africa, members of that and other large initiatives on the continent developed a pan-African bioinformatics network known as H3ABioNet that's designed to deal with tens of thousands of samples analyzed for H3Africa.

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