EDCTP Regional Networks – 2015

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to provide funding for actions that aim to support regional networking in sub-Saharan Africa and with Europe in order to build and strengthen regional, national, institutional and individual capacities to conduct clinical trials in line with the International Conference on Harmonization guidelines for Good Clinical Practice (ICH-GCP).

Grant identifier: EDCTP RegNet-2015

See the corresponding call for proposals

For an interim evaluation of the regional networks see the independent report.

Central Africa clinical research Network – Cantam2 Venture

Fondation Congolaise pour la Recherche Médicale (FCRM), Brazzaville, Republique de Congo [Congolese Foundation for Medical Research, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo] with partners from Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, and Zambia
Project coordinator: Prof. Francine Ntoumi (FCRM, Brazzaville, Congo)
Starting date: 1 July 2017
Duration: 45 months
Grant amount: EUR 2,977,244
Grant agreement: 1045-CANTAM 2 EDCTP-RegNet-2015-863
Cantam website

Eastern Africa Consortium for Clinical Research 2

Uganda National Health Research Organisation (UNHRO), Entebbe, Uganda, with partners from Belgium, Ethiopia, Kenya, Netherlands, Rwanda, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom 
Project coordinator: Prof. Pontiano Kaleebu (UNHRO), Entebbe, Uganda)
Starting date: 1 September 2017
Duration: 48 months
Grant amount: EUR 2,999,567
Grant agreement: 1104-EACCR2 EDCTP-RegNet-2015
EACCR website

Trials of Excellence in Southern Africa II

Fundaçao Manhiça (FM-CISM), Maputo, Mozambique with partners from Angola, Botswana, France, Malawi, Namibia, Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, Uganda, United Kingdom, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Project coordinator: Dr. Eusebio Macete (FM-CISM, Maputo, Mozambique)
Starting date: 1 September 2017
Duration: 42 months
Grant amount: EUR 2,999,966
Grant agreement: 1051-TESAII EDCTP-RegNet-2015
TESA II website

West African Network for TB Aids and malaria

Réseau africain de recherche sur le SIDA (RARS), Dakar, Senegal with partners from Burkina Faso, France, The Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Nigeria, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, United Kingdom
Project coordinator: Prof. Souleymane Mboup (RARS), Dakar, Senegal)
Starting date: 1 October 2017
Duration: 45 months
Grant amount: EUR 3,000,000
Grant agreement: 1049-WANETAM EDCTP-RegNet-2015
WANETAM website