This new international conference will offer a forum for an update on recent developments and future challenges relating to ‘Biomarkers of Vaccine/Adjuvant Potency and Safety’ – BVAPS 2016. The inaugural BVAPS 2016 meeting will draw on the latest life science research…

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On 8 December 2015 the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation will hold a conference to assess the actions taken under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and to discuss the role that research and innovation can play in the…

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The theme of the Stakeholders meeting is: Partnerships and Financing for Transformative, Accessible and Sustainable Health Technologies in Africa. The African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics aims to bring together major stakeholders involved in the value chain for health technology development,…

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The conference theme is “A New Agenda: Lung Health Beyond 2015”. This theme reflects the changing landscape of global public health, and the new era of action that
 we will embark on together in the coming years. When the World…

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This symposium, jointly organized by the EDCTP and the Wellcome Trust, focuses on the practical challenges faced and lessons learned by researchers and ethics committee members working in this field. Presentations will outline the main issues experienced by them in their role…

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The high-level event celebrated the launch of the EDCTP2 programme. The event was jointly organised by the European Commission and EDCTP, under the auspices of the South African Department of Science and Technology. It provided an opportunity to discuss the…

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A second High-Level Conference on EDCTP2 was held in Dakar, Senegal on Monday 21 October 2013. The meeting was hosted by the government of the Republic of Senegal and is jointly organised by the European Union and EDCTP. It aimed to…

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The high-level conference on the second EDCTP programme was be held on 5 November 2012 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference marked an important step in the consultation of African and international…

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The Stakeholder Meeting on Capacity Development was held in Berlin, Germany on 3 July 2014. The objective of the meeting was to identify current and emerging capacity development gaps in order to inform the development of the strategy and operational…

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The objective of the regulatory affairs stakeholder meeting was to review the current developments, strategies and key players involved the strengthening of regulatory capacity in Africa, to ensure synergy and maximise leverage for joint funding. These include the WHO activities…

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The objectives of the health research ethics stakeholder meeting was to review existing ethics gaps in Africa and discuss best capacity strengthening approaches to bridge these gaps; explore fostering collaborative efforts between initiatives involved in mapping and those offering training…

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The objective of the stakeholder meeting on tuberculosis and other mycobacterial infections was to assess the current status in the field and to identify the key research areas, current opportunities and barriers to progress. Participants at the meeting included researchers…

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The objectives of the stakeholder meeting on malaria were to: Review the current status and barriers to progress in the field of malaria research Identify the key research areas where EDCTP support can have maximum impact Highlight opportunities for European…

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The objectives of the stakeholder meeting on HIV/AIDS were to: Review the current status in the field of HIV/AIDS Identify the key research areas, current opportunities and barriers to progress. Participants at the meeting included researchers from academia, representatives of…

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The objective of the stakeholder meeting on Neglected Infectious Diseases (NIDs) was to: Review the current status and barriers to progress in the field of NIDs Identify the key research areas where EDCTP support can have maximum impact Highlight opportunities…

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The First Annual EDCTP Forum was held in Rome, Italy on 27-29 September 2004. It gathered scientists from Africa and Europe, international organisations and policymakers to share information and views as to how optimally address the challenges of interventions to control HIV/AIDS,…

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The main aim of the Second Forum of EDCTP held in Durban, South Africa, on 3-5 October 2005, was to come up with considering recommendations on how EDCTP can do more and better in terms of the theme of the…

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The theme for the Third EDCTP Forum was Partnership and African Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities. The Forum was held in Stockholm, Sweden on 9-11 October 2006 and focused on the following sub-themes: Building capacity in scientific skills and leadership in Africa: strategies and…

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The Fourth EDCTP Forum was held from 22 to 24 October 2007 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso at the Sofitel Ouaga 2000 hotel with the theme Building Bridges for Better Health. The 2007 forum focused on the following sub-themes: On-going clinical…

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The Fifth EDCTP Forum carried the theme Fighting HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: One World, One Partnership. The Forum brought together scientists at various stages of their careers, product developers, representatives from research funding organisations, policy makers and other partners. Fifth EDCTP Forum…

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The Sixth EDCTP Forum was held from 9 to 12 October 2011 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia under the theme Strengthening Research Partnerships for Better Health and Sustainable Development, taking into account the past, present and the future of EDCTP. The Sixth Forum showed the…

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The Seventh EDCTP Forum was held on 30 June to 2 July 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The theme of the Forum was The Partnership journey: New horizon for better health. The conference was attended by 359 participants from 43 countries, mainly from…

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The 9th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health brings together some 2’000 of the most distinguished scientists and experts in the field of tropical medicine and international health. It is the premier European congress in this field. Participants…

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In 2015 the BIO International Convention is headed to the heart of the U.S. biopharma industry. In close proximity to New York’s financial markets and Washington, D.C.’s regulatory center, the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area is home to more than 1,200 companies,…

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ISNTD d3 will bring together experts from within drug discovery and clinical trials to drive the debate and foster new partnerships & alliances leading to tangible outcomes in terms of new therapies to combat these diseases. ISNTD d3 also aims…

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This is the 4th African Regulatory Conference co-organised by the DIA and the IFPMA’s African Regulatory Network (ARN). IFPMA (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations) represents the research-based pharmaceutical companies and associations across the globe. The research-based pharmaceutical industry’s…

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The 4th Global Forum on TB Vaccines took place in Shanghai, China from 21 – 24 April 2015, marking the first time that this important convening on TB vaccine research and development was held in Asia. This landmark event brought…

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Supporting development of a pan-African HIV vaccine agenda and facilitating strategic planning to ensure development of vaccine strategies for all populations in need With only 5 percent of the world’s population, Eastern and Southern Africa is home to half the…

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The Ministry of Health of the Government of the Republic of Uganda in conjunction with the East, Central and Southern Africa (ECSA) Health Community Secretariat will host the host the 60th Health Ministers’ Conference in Kampala, Uganda, from 16th to…

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