Strategic actions to maximise the impact of research on reducing disease burden, in collaboration with development cooperation initiatives – 2020

This call for proposals aimed to support distinct strategic actions which are part of a large-scale programme of development cooperation actions. Projects focus on research to maximise the uptake of products and health interventions in sub-Saharan Africa. The projects are implemented in conjunction with development cooperation initiatives that are supported by national and/or international development cooperation initiatives and/or other funders, including relevant WHO initiatives where appropriate. 

Call identifier: RIA2020S

See the corresponding call for proposals

African leishmaniasis: From clinical research to access

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Geneva, Switzerland, with partners from Ethiopia, France, the Netherlands, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, and Uganda
Project coordinator: Dr Jorge Alvar
Starting date: 01 July 2021
Duration: 36 months
EDCTP grant amount: EUR 4,296,791
Grant agreement: RIA2020S-3301