Research and clinical management of patients in poverty-related disease epidemics in sub-Saharan Africa

Under this call for proposals, EDCTP supports the establishment of a multidisciplinary consortium able to provide accelerated evidence for the optimal clinical management of patients and for guiding the public health response to any severe infectious outbreak caused by pathogens within the scope of the EDCTP programme with pandemic potential or that may cause significant damage to health and socio-economics in Africa (including antimicrobial-resistant pathogens).

African coalition for epidemic research, response and training

University of Oxford (UOXF), Oxford, United Kingdom with partners from Belgium, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, France, Germany, Ghana, Madagascar, Senegal, and Uganda, and United Kingdom
Project coordinator: Prof. Peter Horby, (UOXF), United Kingdom
Starting date: 1 December 2017
Duration: 60 months
Grant amount: EUR 9,999,394
Grant agreement: RIA2016E-1612