Ethics and regulatory capacities 2016

The purpose of this call for proposals is to provide funding to actions that aim 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. This scheme targets both National Ethics Committees (NECs) and National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs).

IGORCADIA
Improved governance and research capacities in diagnostics for infectious diseases of the Liberian Medicines and Health Products Authority

Barcelona Institute for Global health (ISGlobal), Barcelona, Spain with partners from Liberia and Spain.
Project coordinator: Dr Alfredo Mayor Aparicio (ISGlobal, Barcelona, Spain)
Starting date: 1 December 2017
Duration: 24 months
Grant amount: EUR 299,911
Grant agreement: CSA-Ethics-1420

SMERT
Streamlining ethics review process and regulatory framework in Tanzania

National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Mbeya, Tanzania with partners from Tanzania and the United Kingdom.
Project coordinator: Dr Nyanda Elias Ntinginya (NIMR, Mbeya, Tanzania)
Starting date: 1 December 2017
Duration: 24 months
Grant amount: EUR 299,949
Grant agreement: CSA-Ethics-1432