At AIDS2018, EDCTP and the South African Medical Research Council will organise a joint satellite symposium on HIV interventions in sub-Saharan Africa with project presentations and a panel discussion. The symposium will be chaired by Prof. Quarraisha Abdool Karim (Centre…

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If you will be in Amsterdam during the AIDS 2018 conference, we would be delighted to have you join us for a drinks reception. Find us on the Rotisserie Terrace at The Roast Room Europaplein 2, Amsterdam, directly next to…

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The Pasteur Institute of Côte d’Ivoire, in collaboration with the Swiss Centre for Scientific Research in Côte d’Ivoire (CSRS) will hold an information meeting for health research teams on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 from 09:00-11:30. The meeting will take place…

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EDCTP will organise a workshop on EDCTP Calls for Proposals and grant proposal writing in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from 16-18 July 2018. The workshop will be conducted in French and is aimed at French-speaking scientists from sub-Saharan Africa in early…

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In collaboration with the Portuguese public agency that supports science, technology and innovation, EDCTP organises a session on the urgent need to ensure greater coordination, mobility and linkage between the research, policy and development aid communities. The objectives of the session are…

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The scientific program will be structured by four main themes: Managing Infectious Diseases in Low and Middle Income Countries Governance for Health Equity in Low and Middle Income Countries Opportunities and Challenges in Translating Innovation into Healthcare Biomedical Education for…

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17 April 2018 | 09:00-10:25 | Symposium 14 | Meeting room 205 EDCTP session on: Malaria in pregnancy programmes: challenges and priorities in antimalarial drug development for African pregnant women 18 April 2018 | 11:15-13:00 | Symposium 39 | Tent…

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Session: Bio ethics and Research capacity Presenter: Ms Nuraan Fakier, EDCTP Project Officer

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In this symposium, EDCTP aims to raise awareness of opportunities and challenges of capacity development and networking in key areas of clinical research in Africa. Apart from sharing experiences, participants will discuss solutions that can be adopted to address issues…

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This symposium focuses on the practical challenges, priorities, and lessons learned by researchers conducting clinical trials in pregnant women in resource-limited settings (past and present). The presentations will focus on previous and current studies on malaria in pregnancy supported by…

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EDCTP will organise its Ninth Forum in Lisbon, Portugal from 17 to 21 September 2018. The theme of the Forum will be: Clinical  research and sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa: the impact of North-South partnerships The Ninth EDCTP Forum 2018 is…

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Challenges and Opportunities of Conducting Clinical Trials in Pregnant Women and Future Infants in Resource-Limited Settings Description in ASTHM2017 Programme on line Wellcome Trust and EDCTP will sponsor a symposium as part of the programme of the American Society for…

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Co-infections and Co-morbidities Co-infections with several pathogens are frequent in sub-Saharan Africa and represent an important public health problem in many areas due to accelerated and/or complicated disease progression, resulting in increased mortality and morbidity. These co-infections can result in…

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On 19 June 2017, Senegal will launch IRESSEF, its new Institut de Recherche en Santé, de Surveillance Epidémiologique et de Formation [Institute for Health Research, Epidemiological Surveillance and Training]. The institute has the ambition to become a hub for health research,…

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Organised by the European Commission, this 11th edition of the European Development Days (EDD 2017) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most…

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The 11th INTEREST Workshop in Malawi is organised by the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) which based in the Netherlands. The workshop brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research in Africa to share…

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The 3rd WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices will take place on 10–12 May 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland, in the Centre International de Conférences Genève. It will include: plenary, panels, parallel sessions, workshops, exhibition and poster sessions. The objectives of…

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The ASTMH Annual Meeting draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, government, non-profits, philanthropy, NGOs, industry, military and private practice. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing…

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The 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) brings together scientists and experts from Europe and from all over the world, including many delegates from low- and middle-income countries. This biennial event is patronised by FESTMIH, the…

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The event aims to advance the use of reliable research evidence in addressing some of the world’s most serious health and social challenges. In situations of scarcity, it is particularly important that resources are not wasted on useless or harmful interventions. It is…

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Sponsored by EDCTP in partnership with ANRS

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Join us to learn about EDCTP-supported HIV research.

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Research capacity development EDCTP has established a comprehensive programme of fellowships , ranging from preparatory fellowships to senior fellowships. Already 47 African researchers including 7 Clinical Research and Development Fellows, 29 Career Development Fellows and 11 Senior Fellows, have successfully…

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The WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) is convening the first ever Africa Health Forum in Kigali, Rwanda on 27 – 28 June 2017. The two-day event addresses the challenges and opportunities for effective health service delivery and policy priorities…

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EDCTP Director of Finance and Administration, Abdoulie Barry, and the Director of North-North Cooperation, Dr Ole Olesen, will conduct again a financial and project management training in Johannesburg, South Africa, for finance and project management personnel of EDCTP-funded projects. The…

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The meeting ‘African-European partnership for global health benefit’ will take place on 27 February 2017 at the Houses of Parliament in London, United Kingdom. Organised by EDCTP, the meeting is hosted by Dr Daniel Poulter MP on behalf of the…

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Poster title: EDCTP as a model for Europe-Africa partnership on HIV/AIDS research: achievements and future directions Presenter: Lara Pandya (EDCTP Networking Officer)

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Hosted by the European Commission and EDCTP.

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The Eighth EDCTP Forum will be held from 6-9 November 2016 in Lusaka, Zambia. The theme of the Forum is Defeating poverty-related and neglected diseases in Africa: harnessing research for evidence-informed policies. The conference is looking forward to welcoming about 700…

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The conference theme is “AIDS in Post 2015 Era: Linking Leadership, Science & Human Rights” To the 18th ICASA website FROM THE ICASA WEBSITE It engages the whole continent and all stakeholders in the post MDG framework, where sustainability of…

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