Guinea-Bissau joins EDCTP Association

23 August 2023

EDCTP is pleased to welcome Guinea-Bissau on board as the newest member country of the EDCTP Association, bringing the total number of African countries to 26. The admittance of Guinea-Bissau was approved by the EDCTP Association members on 22 August 2023. Additionally, the country formalised its commitment to the EDCTP Association for participation in the Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking. Guinea-Bissau will be represented in the EDCTP General Assembly by Professor Aladje Baldé and Dr Baltazar Cá of the Instituto Nacional de Saúde Pública (INASA).

About the EDCTP Association

The EDCTP Association is the legal structure for the implementation of the second EDCTP programme (EDCTP2, 2014-2024). Additionally, the EDCTP Association is part of the Global Heath EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking with the European Union, which is the legal structure to implement the activities of the third EDCTP programme (Global Health EDCTP3, 2021-2031). The EDCTP Association is governed by its General Assembly, in which Members (Participating States), Aspirant Members and Observers are represented (see the Articles of Association for more information on full and aspirant membership). EDCTP2 is supported under Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. Global Health EDCTP3 is supported under Horizon Europe, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.