The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) funds clinical research to accelerate the development of new or improved drugs, vaccines, microbicides and diagnostics against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as well as other poverty-related infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on phase II and III clinical trials.
Video on EDCTP
A short animated video explaining the EDCTP programme’s Why, What and How in 210 seconds.
Find it on the EDCTP YouTube channel Edctpmedia.
Overview of selected EDCTP-funded clinical studies for medical interventions against poverty-related infectious diseases, 2003-2018. To date, EDCTP has achieved significant success in bringing together researchers and institutions in Europe and Africa, conducting clinical research and developing research capacity in sub-Saharan Africa.
Europe & Africa
EDCTP is one of the EU’s flagship programmes, contributing towards the European Research Area in multiple ways.
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