Scope

EDCTP supports all phases of clinical trials, as well as implementation research, with a focus on phase II and III clinical trials, for new or improved medical intervention against poverty-related and neglected infectious diseases, including advanced testing and field validation of new diagnostic tools.

Poverty-related diseases covered by EDCTP

HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, neglected infectious diseases (Buruli ulcer, cysticercosis/taeniasis, dengue, dracunculiasis, echinococcosis, foodborne trematodiases, Hansen disease, human African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis, mycetoma, onchocerciasis, rabies, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiases, trachoma, yaws); diarrhoeal diseases; lower respiratory tract infections, as well as emerging infectious diseases of particular relevance for Africa, such as Ebola virus disease orĀ yellow fever.

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