Ethics and regulatory capacities – 2017

The purpose of this call for proposals is to provide funding for actions that aim to support sub-Saharan African countries to establish and develop robust national medicines regulatory systems and capacities for ethical review of clinical research and use of medicinal products and technologies for humans. This scheme targets both National Ethics Committees and National Regulatory Authorities.

Call identifier: CSA2017ERC

See the corresponding call for proposals

Strengthening the regulatory framework to upgrade ethical review of clinical research and drugs safety monitoring in Cameroon

Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon, Yaounde, Cameroon with a partner from Cameroon.
Project coordinator: Dr Jerome Ateudjieu, Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon
Starting date: 1 November 2018
Duration: 42 months
Grant amount: EUR 296,384
Grant agreement: CSA2017ERC-1911
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Building capacity for research ethics and regulation in Zambia

National Health Research Authority (NHRA), Lusaka, Zambia.
Project coordinator: Dr Godfrey Biemba (NHRA), Lusaka, Zambia
Starting date: 1 September 2018
Duration: 36 months
Grant amount: EUR 297,597
Grant agreement: CSA2017ERC-1904
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Enhancing Togo’s ethical review and regulatory competencies for health research

Ministre de la Santé et de la Protection Sociale, Lomé, Togo, with partners in Senegal, South Africa, and Switzerland.
Project coordinator: Prof. Mireille Prince David (Ministry of Health and Social Protection), Lomé, Togo
Starting date: 1 January 2019
Duration: 30 months
Grant amount: EUR 300,000
Grant agreement: CSA2017ERC-1917

Reg. Science-Fellows
Competence-based fellowship for African medicines reviewers and regulatory science professionals

Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ), Harare, Zimbabwe with a partner from Zimbabwe
Project coordinator: Ms. Tariro Makamure-Sithole (MCAZ), Harare, Zimbabwe
Starting date: 1 November 2018
Duration: 36 months
Grant amount: EUR 270,019
Grant agreement: CSA2017ERC-1910
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Upgrading national ethics review systems and regulatory bodies in Senegal

Ministry of Health and Social Action, Dakar, Senegal, with partners from Senegal
Project coordinator: Dr Samba Cor Sarr, Ministry of Health and Social Action, Dakar, Senegal
Starting date: 1 November 2018
Duration: 34 months
Grant amount: EUR 293,922
Grant agreement: CSA2017ERC-1925
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Strengthening research ethics review and oversight in Kenya

University of Nairobi (UoN), Nairobi, Kenya with a partner from Kenya
Project coordinator: Prof. Walter Jaoko, (UoN) Nairobi, Kenya
Starting date: 1 November 2018
Duration: 36 months
Grant amount: EUR 299,736
Grant agreement: CSA2017ERC-1857
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