Strategic actions supporting health systems/services optimisation research capacities in cooperation with development assistance initiatives

The purpose of this call for proposals is to support distinct strategic actions to strengthen the capacity of health systems to effectively deliver new products and to monitor their post-market safety. This will be achieved through effective cooperation with relevant European Union initiatives including development assistance.

Pharmaco Vigilance Africa

Stichting Amsterdam Institute for Global health and Development (AIGHD), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with partners from Ethiopia, Italy, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Swaziland, and Tanzania
Grant agreement: CSA2016S-1627
Project coordinator: Prof. Frank Cobelens (AIGHD, the Netherlands)
Starting date: 1 March 2018
Duration: 48 months
Total project value: EUR 12,800,000
EDCTP grant amount: EUR 3,000,000
Co-funding from: United States Agency for International Development (United States of America).

Pharmacovigilance infrastructure and post-marketing surveillance system capacity building for regional medicine regulatory harmonization in East Africa

Karolinska Institutet (KI), Stockholm, Sweden, with partners from Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and the Netherlands 
Grant agreement:CSA2016S-1618
Project coordinator: Prof. Eleni Aklillu (KI, Sweden)
Starting date: 1 March 2018
Duration: 60 months
Total project value: EUR 6,000,000
EDCTP grant amount: EUR 3,000,000
Co-funding from: Pharmacy and Poisons Board (Kenya), Karolinska Institutet (Sweden), Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sweden), Muhimbili University of Health & Allied Sciences (Tanzania), Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (Tanzania).