Ethics and regulatory capacities (2018)

The purpose of this call for proposals is to support sub-Saharan African countries to establish and develop robust national medicines regulatory systems and capacities for ethical review of clinical research and use of medicinal products and technologies for use in humans, as well as national and international collaboration. This scheme targets both national ethics committees (NECs) and national regulatory authorities (NRAs).

BCA-WA-ETHICS
Building capacities in gender mainstreaming for ethics committee members from Senegal to West Africa

Universidad de Zaragoza (UNIZAR) with partners from Senegal.
Project coordinator: Ass. Prof. Guillermo Martínez Pérez (UNIZAR)
Starting date: 1 August 2019
Duration: 24 months
Grant amount: EUR 299,909
Grant agreement: CSA2018ERC-2314

LiberHetica
Increasing the ethics capacity of oversight for clinical trials in Liberia by establishing European-African collaborations that facilitate the implementation of efficient processes, harmonised procedures, standardised guidelines and educative training programs

UL-PIRE Africa Center (UL-PIRE), Monrovia, Liberia with partners from Liberia and the United Kingdom.
Project coordinator: Mr Jemee Tegli
Starting date: 1 August 2019
Duration: 36 months
Grant amount: EUR 300,000
Grant agreement: CSA2018ERC-2327

SCINE-U
Strengthening community structures in clinical research to improve oversight role of national ethics regulatory bodies in Uganda

TASO Limited, Kampala, Uganda with partners from Uganda.
Project coordinator: Dr Mastula Nanfuka
Starting date: 1 September 2019
Duration: 36 months
Grant amount: EUR 294,286
Grant agreement: CSA2018ERC-2318