The purpose of this call for proposals is to fund projects that are designed to support countries in sub-Saharan Africa to establish and/or develop robust national medicines regulatory systems and capacities for ethical review of clinical research and use of medicinal products and technologies in humans, as well as national and international collaboration in compliance with established internationally accepted good practices. This funding scheme targets projects with the active involvement of National Ethics Committees and/or National Regulatory Authorities from countries with both weak and strong ethics and regulatory capacities in sub-Saharan Africa.
Building the capacities of West Africa in research ethics
Universidad de Zaragoza (UNIZAR), Zaragoza, Spain, with partners from Benin, Mali, and Senegal Project coordinator: Ass. Prof. Guillermo Martínez Pérez Starting date: 01 April 2021 Duration: 24 months Grant amount: EUR 432,869 Grant agreement: CSA2020ERC-3079
Botswana clinical trials regulation
Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority, Gaborone, Botswana, with a partner from Botswana Project coordinator: Dr Parthasarathy Gurumurthy Starting date: 01 May 2021 Duration: 24 months Grant amount: EUR 281,250 Grant agreement: CSA2020ERC-3078