Capacity development to facilitate delivery and uptake of new or improved medical interventions in African health systems – 2018

The purpose of this call for proposals is to support projects that will facilitate the translation results from research results on medical interventions against poverty-related infectious diseases into policies and practices for national health programmes. Proposals addressing the following activities were particularly encouraged: 1) development of methodological tools for translation of research into policies and practices for public health programmes; 2) optimising strategies for widespread adoption and institutionalisation of research results within public health systems; 3) successful adoption of one or more products coming out of previously-funded EDCTP grant(s) by national health policies.

Call identifier: CSA2018HS

Capacity development to facilitate the delivery and uptake of Fexinidazole for the elimination of Human African Trypanosomiasis

Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland, with partners from Belgium, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, France, and Guinea
Project coordinator: Dr Florent Mbo (DNDi)
Starting date: 01 February 2020
Duration: 48 months
EDCTP grant amount: EUR 2,249,961
Grant agreement: CSA2018HS-2526

Integrated HIV/HTN
Leveraging the HIV platform for hypertension control in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration Ltd (IDRC), Kampala, Uganda, with partners from Uganda and the United Kingdom
Project coordinator: Ms Jane Kabami (IDRC)
Starting date: 01 March 2020
Duration: 60 months
EDCTP grant amount: EUR 2,249,975
Grant agreement: CSA2018HS-2518