Outstanding Research Team Prize

The Outstanding Research Team prize is awarded to outstanding research teams in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe working on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected infectious diseases (NID) in the scope of the EDCTP2 programme.

The prize recognises the outstanding achievements, and scientific and policy impact of teams that are actively involved in research, capacity development and networking in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe.

The prize of €50,000 shall be used to further the research programme of the award-winning team and may support activities such as study visits and training attachments to collaborating institutions, data collection for baseline studies, conference and meeting attendance, and other relevant research-related activities.

Recipients of the Outstanding Research Team Prize

 

2020

African-European Tuberculosis Consortium (AETBC)

The AETBC consortium is an international multisite group of African and European researchers to investigate the use of host biosignatures for the diagnosis of active TB disease.

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2018

 

Children with HIV in Africa – Pharmacokinetics and Acceptability of Simple antiretroviral regimens (CHAPAS)

The CHAPAS studies team is a large research group that accomplished over more than a decade several crucial HIV paediatric and adolescent treatment trials.

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2016

University of Zambia – University College London Medical School (UNZA-UCLMS) Research & Training Program

The UNZA-UCLMS Project has achieved very significant, multi-country research, training and capacity development deliverables on poverty-related diseases. The clinical trials and translational research data have been used by WHO and African governments for improving management and prevention of poverty-related diseases.

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