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19 September 2014

Current state of health research on poverty-related diseases in sub-Saharan Africa

Today, the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP), RAND Europe and Baird’s CMC have published a report on…

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8 September 2014

REMoxTB trial results confirm moxifloxacin safety but not shortened tuberculosis treatment

Prof. Charles Mgone, EDCTP Executive Director: “A shorter treatment regimen would have great significance for individual patients and TB care…

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8 September 2014

Launch of the second EDCTP programme against poverty-related diseases in Africa

The high-level event expects to welcome approximately 200 delegates, including African and European government representatives, major research funders, scientists, industry…

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1 September 2014

TAM-TB: New sputum-independent diagnostic tool for tuberculosis in children

Today, The Lancet Infectious Diseases published the results of a sputum-independent assay developed in Tanzania that is able to diagnose…

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17 July 2014

Results of trial to assess second-line therapy in HIV patients in Africa published

The combination of a boosted protease inhibitor (lopinavir) with two nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) is a feasible second-line therapy for…

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27 June 2014

EDCTP Annual Report 2013 available online

The interactive EDCTP Annual Report 2013 “The First Decade” is now available on the website. It gives access to the…

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20 May 2014

International clinical trials day: EDCTP extends its gratitude to all clinical trial volunteers

Clinical trials depend on the participation of volunteers, both the healthy and those suffering from disease. Their dedication based on…

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6 May 2014

Dr Pascoal Mocumbi takes his leave as the EDCTP High Representative

With the end of the first programme nearing, Dr Pascoal Mocumbi has taken his leave as the High Representative of…

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6 May 2014

Historic step: African countries join EDCTP2

Today, eight African and eight European countries have formalised their participation in the second programme of the European & Developing…

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6 May 2014

European Union approves second EDCTP programme

Today, the Council of the European Union in its meeting on Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) has approved the participation…

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25 April 2014

World Malaria Day 2014: ‘Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria’

The second EDCTP programme (EDCTP2) is expected to commence in the second half of 2014. On 15 April, the European…

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15 April 2014

European Parliament approves second EDCTP programme

As part of the preparations for the second programme, EDCTP has changed its legal structure for the second programme from…

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24 March 2014

World Tuberculosis Day 2014: Reaching the missing 3 million

The necessity for new and improved diagnostics for TB, as well as the need to evaluate the implementation of diagnostics…

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7 March 2014

HIV clinical trials PROMISE-PEP and 2LADY: results presented at CROI 2014

The PROMISE-PEP study was coordinated by Prof. Philippe Van de Perre (University of Montpellier 1, France). It aimed to evaluate…

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17 February 2014

Proceedings of the EDCTP Stakeholder meeting on HIV/AIDS published

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) published the report of its Stakeholder meeting on HIV/AIDS today. The…

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13 February 2014

EDCTP Stakeholder meeting on tuberculosis and other mycobacterial infections: proceedings available online

Today, the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) published the report of its Stakeholder meeting on tuberculosis and…

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6 February 2014

Proceedings of the EDCTP Stakeholder Meetings on Health Research Ethics and Regulatory Affairs published

Today, the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) published the report of its Stakeholder Meetings on Health Research…

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6 January 2014

Dr Mark Palmer takes over from Prof. Hannah Akuffo as EDCTP General Assembly Chairperson

Dr Mark Palmer (Medical Research Council (MRC), United Kingdom) is the new Chairperson of the EEIG-EDCTP General Assembly (GA) as…

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20 December 2013

Save the date: Seventh EDCTP Forum in Berlin, Germany, 30 June-2 July 2014

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has rescheduled its Seventh Forum. The event will now be held…

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19 December 2013

Proceedings of Second High-Level Meeting on EDCTP2 published

Today, EDCTP published the proceedings of the Second High-Level Meeting on the second EDCTP programme (EDCTP2, 2014-2023) which took place…

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1 December 2013

World AIDS Day 2013: EDCTP prepares for its second programme to support the fight against HIV/AIDS

Important progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS has been achieved but HIV still affects millions of lives. Sub-Saharan Africa continues…

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26 November 2013

Dr Glenda Gray and Dr Graeme Meintjes receive the 2013 EDCTP Awards for scientific excellence

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has given its Outstanding African Scientist Award to Dr Glenda Gray…

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6 November 2013

Neglected infectious diseases: report of the EDCTP stakeholder meeting

The report of the EDCTP stakeholder meeting on neglected infectious diseases (NIDs) is published today. On 27-28 June 2013, EDCTP held…

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21 October 2013

Today, High-Level Meeting on EDCTP2 ongoing in Dakar, Senegal

The second High-Level meeting on the second EDCTP programme (EDCTP2, 2014-2024) is taking place in Dakar, Senegal, today. The meeting is…

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15 October 2013

Seventh EDCTP Forum cancelled

The Seventh EDCTP Forum scheduled to take place in Dakar, Senegal from 21-24 October 2013 has been cancelled. This is due to…

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18 September 2013

EDCTP stakeholder meeting on malaria: report now available

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has published its report of the Stakeholder meeting on malaria today….

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9 September 2013

One Scholarship for MSc Clinical Trials by Distance Learning

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) invites applications for one scholarship to study the Distance Learning MSc Clinical…

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21 August 2013

New call for proposals: EDCTP Master's Fellowship in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics

This grant will support the training and career development of junior researchers in the fields of epidemiology and medical statistics….

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30 July 2013

EDCTP Annual Report 2012 available online

The interactive EDCTP Annual Report 2012 is now available on the website. It offers access to the complete Annual Report…

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21 June 2013

United Kingdom leads the way in making cash contribution to the second programme of EDCTP

The Medical Research Council (MRC) representing The United Kingdom, one of the 16 European countries participating in EDCTP, has made…

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