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14 September 2021

African Union and EDCTP sign Memorandum of Understanding to promote new paradigm in health

The African Union (AU) through the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), and the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP)…

12 August 2021

Recommendations from the EDCTP/ECRIN session on clinical trial infrastructure and capacity building in Africa

The European Clinical Infrastructure Networks (ECRIN) and EDCTP hosted a session on clinical trial infrastructure and capacity building in Africa at the Africa-Europe Science and…

30 June 2021

Annual Report 2020 - focused delivery on promises

EDCTP’s Annual Report 2020 summarises the activities of the Partnership in 2020, shows the steady growth, scope and cohesion of the project portfolio, and highlights…

30 June 2021

EDCTP principal investigators receive Queen’s Birthday Honours

On 11 June, the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021 was announced, this year’s list includes researchers that have played key roles in the response to…

15 June 2021

IAVI led consortium receives EDCTP and CEPI funding for a large-scale clinical trial of Lassa fever vaccine candidate

IAVI has received an award of €22.8 million from the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations…

04 May 2021

New support tools for TB vaccine R&D published

The Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (TBVI) has coordinated the development of several new tools to support future TB vaccine clinical trials. Experts in the field together with…

30 April 2021

Call for abstracts for the Tenth EDCTP Forum

The 10th EDCTP Forum will be held as a virtual meeting hosted from the Joaquin Chissano International Conference Centre in Maputo from 17-20 October 2021. The Forum…

25 April 2021

World Malaria Day 2021

On World Malaria Day 2021, EDCTP joins all partners in the ‘Zero Malaria – Draw the Line Against Malaria’ campaign towards the goal of malaria…

24 April 2021

EDCTP-funded trial of R21/Matrix-M malaria vaccine shows efficacy of 77%

Positive results from an EDCTP-funded clinical trial in Burkina Faso, published as a preprint with The Lancet, demonstrate that the malaria vaccine candidate R21/Matrix-M is…

20 April 2021

EDCTP and AIGHD launched a global roadmap for tuberculosis vaccine development

On 20 April 2021, EDCTP and the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD) have launched a global TB vaccine R&D roadmap at the…

24 March 2021

World TB Day: the promise of ending the TB epidemic

World TB Day puts the spotlight on tuberculosis (TB), a poverty-related infectious disease of epidemic proportions. Currently, it causes more deaths than any other infectious…

08 March 2021

International Women’s Day 2021: a challenge to inequality

In her statement for International Women’s Day 2021, Winnie Byanyima, the Executive Director of UNAIDS and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, focused on inequality in…

04 March 2021

EDCTP and Africa CDC partner to train highly skilled epidemiologists and biostatisticians in Africa

A new training programme funded by the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa…

25 February 2021

GHIT and EDCTP co-invest additional €7.8 million in access programme for treatment of schistosomiasis in preschool-aged children

GHIT – the Japanese-based Global Health Innovative Technology Fund – and EDCTP co-invest an additional €7.8 million in the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium’s treatment access programme…