Current Projects

The second EDCTP programme is well under way. Grant agreements for many projects and fellowships were successfully concluded. Basic information on the projects is presented below by Call for proposal.

More information on these projects is available in a public portal which displays the projects on a map and offers various search options. The portal is accessible through this link and will be developed further.

2018 - Projects by call for proposals

  • Mobilisation of research funds in case of public health emergencies
  • Advances in product development for effective prevention, treatment and management of co-infections and co-morbidities
  • Diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases
  • Diagnostic tools for poverty-related diseases
  • Ethics and regulatory capacities
  • Fellowships – EDCTP-AREF Preparatory Fellowships
  • Fellowships – Career Development Fellowships
  • Fellowships -EDCTP Clinical Research and Product Development Fellowships
  • Fellowships – Senior Fellowships
  • Fellowships – EDCTP-GSK Senior Fellowships for co-morbidities between poverty-related diseases and non-communicable diseases
  • Strategic action for overcoming drug resistance in malaria
  • Strategic action for the comparison, selection and development of malaria vaccine candidates
  • Vaccines for diarrhoeal diseases or lower respiratory tract infections
  • Capacity development to facilitate delivery and uptake of new or improved medical interventions in African health systems