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20 January 2022

Call for expression of interest for Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking scientific committee

The Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking (GH EDCTP3 JU) has now opened a call for expression of interest for the selection of the members of…

18 January 2022

EDCTP mourns the loss of Dr Ricardo Pereira

On 11 January 2022, our dear colleague Dr Ricardo Pereira, Science Officer at the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and EDCTP General Assembly…

20 December 2021

2021 End of Year Message from Dr Michael Makanga, EDCTP Executive Director

Dear Colleagues, Partners and Friends,   Akin to 2020, this year has remained very challenging due to the protracted negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

01 December 2021

World AIDS Day 2021: tackling inequalities

The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing inequalities ever more clearly. The burden of these inequalities is culminating in increasing magnitude of vulnerable populations, undermining the wellbeing…

19 November 2021

Legal basis for Global Health EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking adopted

The European Commission today announced the adoption of 10 European Partnerships set up between the European Union, Member States and/or the industry, including the Global Health…

16 November 2021

Completion of Phase III trial paediatric schistosomiasis drug arpraziquantel

Today, the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium, a public-private partnership dedicated to the development of arpraziquantel, a new pediatric medication to treat schistosomiasis in preschool-aged children, announced…

02 November 2021

EDCTP at COVID CIRCLE online event

EDCTP is taking part in a panel discussion during the virtual event ‘What have we learned from funding COVID-19 research across the globe’ co-hosted by…

02 November 2021

EDCTP Prizes 2020 awarded at the Tenth EDCTP Forum

EDCTP awarded its prizes for research excellence and the Pascoal Mocumbi Prize at the Tenth EDCTP Forum that was held from 17-21 October 2021 from…

18 October 2021

The Tenth EDCTP Forum has started

The Tenth EDCTP Forum has started. This will be our first hybrid Forum, with many of the sessions taking place online and some taking place…

12 October 2021

First EDCTP and Africa CDC-supported Epidemiologists and Biostatisticians start their training

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) are partnering to train 150…

07 October 2021

RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine: EDCTP contributions and next steps

EDCTP has supported the development of the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine both directly and indirectly through funding clinical research and capacity strengthening in Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya,…

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…

16 July 2021

Biofabri and IAVI announce partnership to advance MTBVAC into efficacy trials

Biofabri and IAVI have announced their intention to partner on efficacy trials of the tuberculosis (TB) vaccine candidate MTBVAC. This highly promising vaccine candidate has…

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…