EDCTP-GSK Senior Fellowships for co-morbidities between poverty-related diseases and non-communicable diseases – 2017

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and EDCTP implemented a joint Call for Proposals to support clinical research and capacity development into the relationship between poverty-related infectious diseases (PRDs) and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in sub-Saharan Africa. It provides funding to support the capacity development of potential African research leaders who will mentor junior researchers with emphasis on hands-on research training linked to clinical trial activities in the area of prevention, therapeutic management, and prognosis of PRD and NCD co-morbidities.

Call identifier: TMA2017GSF

See the corresponding call for proposals

Senior Fellow: Dr Andre P. Kengne
Cardiometabolic diseases risk evaluation and reduction in African people living with HIV infection

South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), Cape Town, South Africa
Starting date: 1 March 2019
Duration: 60 months
Grant amount: EUR 499,235
Grant agreement: TMA2017GSF-1962

Senior Fellow: Dr Barbara Castelnuovo
Diagnosis and treatment of non-communicable diseases and geriatric syndromes in the HIV ageing population in sub-Saharan Africa

Infectious Diseases Institute Limited (IDI), Kampala, Uganda 
Starting date: 1 April 2019
Duration: 60 months
Grant amount: EUR 499,996
Grant agreement: TMA2017GSF-1936

Senior Fellow: Prof. Marielle Bouyou-Akotet
Contribution of intestinal parasite infections in the risk of developing cardio-metabolic diseases in rural and urban areas of Gabon: a pilot study

Faculté de Médecine – Université des Sciences de la Santé (DPM-USS-Libreville), Libreville, Gabon
Starting date: 1 October 2019
Duration: 36 months
Grant amount: EUR 470,127
Grant agreement: TMA2017GSF-1956
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Senior Fellow: Dr George Praygod
The role of environmental enteropathy on HIV-associated diabetes

National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Starting date: 1 May 2019
Duration: 48 months
Grant amount: EUR 499,120
Grant agreement: TMA2017GSF-1965