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22 December 2022

EDCTP office closing dates

The EDCTP offices will close on 23 December 2022 and reopen on 2 January 2023 We wish you happy holidays and look forward to seeing…

22 December 2022

Save the date: Eleventh EDCTP Forum in Paris, France from 7-10 November 2023

We are delighted to announce that from 7-10 November 2023, the Eleventh EDCTP Forum will take place, hosted in Paris, France, at the Palais des…

22 December 2022

2022 End of Year Message from Dr Michael Makanga, EDCTP Executive Director

Dear Colleagues, Partners and Friends,

22 December 2022

Report: EDCTP Fellowship Programme 2003–2022

Capacity development is a core EDCTP activity, complementing its support for clinical trials and product-focused implementation research. Effective capacity development requires a long-term perspective, an…

19 December 2022

Termination of EDCTP postal box

As of 1 January 2023, EDCTP’s P.O. Box address will cease to exist. From that date, please send regular mail to EDCTP’s visiting address:  …

08 December 2022

EDCTP and ICGEB sign Memorandum of Understanding

The EDCTP Association and the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The signing ceremony took place…

01 December 2022

World AIDS Day 2022: funding to end inequality

On 1 December EDCTP joins partners to commemorate World AIDS Day 2022 under the theme “Equalize”. Inequalities in HIV/AIDS prevention and care are holding back…

24 November 2022

Novel ganaplacide/lumefantrine-SDF combination in adults and children with malaria moves to Phase III study

Novartis and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) have announced the decision to progress ganaplacide/lumefantrine-solid dispersion formulation (SDF) into Phase III development for the treatment of…

27 October 2022

Fifteen ‘EPI-Biostat Fellows’ start their training at the University of Cape Verde

EDCTP and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) are partnering to train 150 epidemiologists and biostatisticians across Africa. This highly anticipated…

27 October 2022

Recruitment of EPI-Biostat Fellows’ at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine completed

EDCTP and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have partnered to train 150 epidemiologists and biostatisticians across Africa. Seven of these…

06 October 2022

EDCTP mourns the loss of Ana Lúcia Weinberg

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear colleague and friend Ana Lúcia Weinberg which happened on 3…

31 August 2022

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea-Conakry and Rwanda join EDCTP Association

EDCTP is pleased to welcome the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea-Conakry and Rwanda on board as the newest member countries of the EDCTP Association.…

30 August 2022

Fifteen “EPI-Biostat Fellows” start their Master’s training at Busitema University in Uganda

EDCTP and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) are partnering to train 150 epidemiologists and biostatisticians across Africa. This highly anticipated…

29 July 2022

EDCTP Annual Report 2021: achieving excellence and equity in global health research

Nine years since its launch, the second EDCTP programme (EDCTP2) is already achieving its objectives and successfully advancing the development of medical interventions and building…

26 July 2022

EDCTP National Health Research Systems 2020 survey report

Recent public health emergencies in Africa have shown that countries with poor health research systems and weak research infrastructure need to be strengthened to meet…