EDCTP-TDR Research & Development Fellowship 2015

The purpose of this Joint Call for Proposals is to support researchers and key members of clinical trial research teams from Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) to acquire specific skills in clinical research and development through placements in pharmaceutical companies, product development partnerships (PDPs) and research institutions.

Fellow: Dr Mwaka A. Kakolwa

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Host organisation: GlaxoSmithKline, United Kingdom
Starting date: 1 May 2017
Duration: 18 months
Grant amount: EUR 55,100
Grant agreement: TMA 2015-1172

Fellow: Dr Zemsi Kala

Bamenda Center for Health Promotion and Research (BCHPR), Bamenda, Cameroon
Host organisation: Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, Beerse, Belgium
Starting date: 1 May 2017
Duration: 18 months
Grant amount: EUR 63,579
Grant agreement: TMA 2015-1168

Fellow: Dr Suzanne Staples

THINK Tuberculosis and HIV Investigative Network (RF) NPC (THINK), Durban, South Africa
Host organisation: Julius Clinical, Zeist, The Netherlands
Starting date: 1 May 2017
Duration: 21 months
Grant amount: EUR 97,800
Grant agreement: TMA 2015-1167

Fellow: Dr Stephen Walimbwa

Infectious Diseases Institute Ltd (IDI), Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
Host organisation: Novartis Institute for Biomedical research (NIBR), Switzerland
Starting date: 1 May 2017
Duration: 20 months
Grant amount: EUR 97,393
Grant agreement: TMA 2015-1166


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