The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) aims 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 and neglected infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on phase II and III clinical trials.

Calls for Proposals

EDCTP opened new calls for research proposals under itsĀ second programme: diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases; maximising the impact of EDCTP research; strategic projects with major cofunding; improved treatment; and clinical management of poverty-related diseases.

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About us

EDCTP is a partnership between Europa and sub-Saharan Africa, a partnership between 13 African andĀ 13 European countries that jointly contribute to the fight against HIV/Aids, tuberculosis, malaria and other neglected infectious diseases.

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Scope

EDCTP2 aims to contribute to the reduction of the social and economic burden of poverty-related diseases (PRDs) in developing countries, in particular in sub-Saharan Africa, by accelerating the clinical development of effective, safe, accessible, suitable and affordable medical interventions for PRDs in partnership with sub-Saharan Africa.

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Latest news

24 March 2015

World Tuberculosis Day 2015

In May 2014, at the World Health Assembly, governments agreed on an ambitious new 20-year (2016-2035) strategy to end the…

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19 March 2015

New funding to increase capacity for Ebola outbreak research

Strengthening sub-Saharan African research capacity during infectious disease emergency outbreaks

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