Career Development Fellowships – 2018

The purpose of this call for proposals is to support early to mid-career researchers by providing them with an opportunity to train and develop their clinical research skills. The objectives are: 1)  to promote retention of postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate medical researchers in the research field of sub-Saharan Africa, and 2) to equip the fellows to establish themselves as independent researchers with the ability to initiate their own research teams at host institutions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Career Development Fellow: Dr Solomon Mequante Abay
Optimisation of praziquantel therapy for Schistosoma mansoni infection in preschool-aged children in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Starting date: 1 September 2019
Duration: 36 months
Grant amount: EUR 150,000
Grant agreement: TMA2018CDF-2345

Career Development Fellow: Dr Charles Sande
Proteomic-based aetiological biomarkers of acute pneumonia in Kenyan children

African Research Collaboration for Health Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya
Starting date: 1 August 2019
Duration: 24 months
Grant amount: EUR 149217
Grant agreement: TMA2018CDF-2360