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).

ALERRT
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

ALERRT website

PANDORA-ID-NET
Pan-African Network for Rapid Research, Response, Relief and Preparedness for Infectious Diseases Epidemics 

Fondation congolaise pour la recherche médicale (FCRM) Brazzaville, Republic of Congo with partners from France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Italy, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, United Kingdom, and Zambia
Project coordinator: Prof. Francine  Ntoumi, FCRM, Republic of Congo
Starting date: 1 March 2018
Duration: 48 months
Grant amount: EUR 9,997,501
Grant agreement: RIA2016E-1609

PANDORA-ID-NET website