15 March 2018

EDCTP contribution to epidemic preparedness: consortia ALERRT and PANDORA-ID-NET

At the 1st International Conference on (Re-)Emerging Infectious Diseases(ICREID) which took place in Addis Ababa on 12-14 March 2018, a…

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12 March 2018

Clinical research network for epidemics ALERRT launched

A new clinical research and response network for epidemic infections has been launched in sub-Saharan Africa with the support of…

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7 March 2018

Ninth EDCTP Forum: call for abstracts, scholarships and symposia opens

The Ninth EDCTP Forum will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 17 to 21 September 2018. The EDCTP Forum programme…

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28 February 2018

Investments in health research for better health: current benefits and future potential of engagement with EDCTP in the East Africa Community

The East Africa Community (EAC) convened its 19th Summit of EAC Heads of State and Joint Retreat on Infrastructure and…

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9 February 2018

Co-infections and co-morbidities: stakeholder meeting report published

Co-infections and co-morbidities in low- and middle-income countries are an important public health problem. These conditions decrease chances of recovery…

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8 December 2017

EDCTP 2018 Prizes: Call for nominations

EDCTP opens the call for nominations for its 2018 Prizes today. The Prizes in four categories will be awarded at the…

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8 December 2017

EDCTP and Global Health Innovative Technology Fund partnership

The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT) and the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) announced a new…

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1 December 2017

Ethiopia and Angola join the EDCTP Association

EDCTP is pleased to welcome Ethiopia and Angola as member countries of the EDCTP Association. The Ethiopian Federal Ministry of…

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1 December 2017

World AIDS Day 2017: EDCTP invests in clinical research to support health for all

Significant gains have been made in tackling the HIV epidemic: deaths from AIDS-related causes declined by 48% between 2005 and…

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29 November 2017

EDCTP Network of Excellence for Southern Africa launched

The EDCTP Regional Network of Excellence for Southern Africa—Trials of Excellence for Southern Africa (TESAII)—was launched in Maputo, Mozambique on…

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15 November 2017

EU action against antimicrobial resistance: EDCTP’s contribution

Antimicrobial resistance and improper use of antibiotics are a potential global threat to healthcare. During the European Antibiotic Awareness Week…

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3 November 2017

GSK and EDCTP launch joint call for Senior Fellowship proposals

In response to the growing challenge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Africa, GSK and EDCTP will launch a joint call…

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1 November 2017

Vacancy: Project Officer for The Hague Office

We are looking for a Project Officer to be based at the EDCTP office in The Hague. The Project Officer…

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18 October 2017

EDCTP requests proposals for conference management services

EDCTP is soliciting proposals from conference management companies for the provision of services for the Ninth EDCTP Forum to be…

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9 October 2017

EDCTP joins forces with WHO AFRO and TDR to fund implementation research

A new partnership has been formed between EDCTP (representing its members namely the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF),…

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2 October 2017

Call for participants: Workshop in Portuguese on EDCTP grant proposal writing

EDCTP is calling for applications from researchers interested in participating in a workshop on EDCTP Calls for Proposals and grant…

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20 September 2017

Nigeria becomes 29th member of EDCTP

EDCTP is pleased to welcome Nigeria as its 29th member country.  As a member of the EDCTP Association, it will…

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15 September 2017

Save the date! 17-21 September 2018: Ninth EDCTP Forum

EDCTP’s ninth biennial forum will be held in Lisbon, Portugal between 17 and 21 September 2018. The conference will be…

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22 August 2017

Workshop to launch EDCTP Alumni Network in October

Since its inception, EDCTP has invested in support for individual researchers at different stages of their careers through an evolving…

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2 August 2017

Independent observer assesses Scientific Review Committee meetings

To ensure the integrity of its evaluation procedures and to find ways to improve quality, efficiency and transparency, EDCTP recently…

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21 July 2017

EC Call for Tender: burden of diseases preventable by maternal immunisation in sub-Saharan Africa

The European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation issued a call for tender on 14 July 2017 on the topic…

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6 July 2017

2017 calls for proposals

EDCTP is launching 11 calls for proposals in 2017 to support clinical research and capacity building in sub-Saharan Africa. These…

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28 June 2017

Botswana launch of AMBITION-cm project on HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis

Almost twenty per cent of HIV-related deaths are directly attributable to cryptococcal meningitis (CM). The AMBITION-cm project was developed to…

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19 June 2017

Professor Alimuddin Zumla honoured for services to public health

Professor Alimuddin Zumla, Professor of Infectious Diseases and International Health at University College London was honoured in the United Kingdom…

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19 June 2017

Mundo Sano joins forces with EDCTP to fund research on neglected infectious diseases

On 16 June 2017, the Mundo Sano Foundation and the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) created a…

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29 May 2017

Leprosy Research Initiative and EDCTP in partnership to boost leprosy research

The Leprosy Research Initiative (LRI) and EDCTP created a partnership to boost leprosy-related research. They aim to leverage resources and…

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20 May 2017

International Clinical Trials Day 2017: trials and results

Ahead of International Clinical Trials Awareness Day 2017, an important joint statement was released by international funders of clinical research…

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25 April 2017

Funding research and innovation to help end malaria

The fight against malaria has seen a decade of remarkable success and progress. It remains, however, a threat to half…

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24 March 2017

World TB day 2017: closing the gaps to end tuberculosis

Ending the tuberculosis (TB) epidemic by 2030 is one of the health targets of the Sustainable Development Goals. Although TB…

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20 March 2017

PredictTB project launched: biomarkers to predict TB treatment duration

A new EDCTP-funded project was launched at the Tygerberg Campus of Stellenbosch University in Cape Town, South Africa, on 16…

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