Updates

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Global Fund Issues New Guidance in Response to COVID-19

The Global Fund announced new guidance to enable countries to strengthen their response to the new coronavirus, COVID-19, by using existing grants in a swift, nimble and pragmatic way.
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EDCTP - Africa CDC Call for Proposals: Developing capacity for outbreak and epidemic response in sub-Saharan Africa

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) had launched a call to develop a capacity for disease outbreak and epidemic response in sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals deadline July 30, 2020.
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UKRI Call for Applications: Switch your existing funding to Covid-19 priority areas

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has put in place the following process to allow researchers to repurpose existing UKRI standard grant to address COVID-19 research priorities.
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EDCTP Call for Proposals: Mobilisation of funding for COVID-19 research in sub-Saharan Africa

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) invites expressions of interest proposals for Research and Innovation Actions (RIAs) to support research activities in sub-Saharan Africa to manage and/or prevent the spread of the current COVID-19 outbreak. Applications deadline April 17, 2020.
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TRANSVAC2 Call for Applications: Vaccine R&D training courses

TRANSVAC2 has an open call for two Vaccine R&D training courses on Systems Biology in Vaccinology (Applications deadline April 10, 2020) and Regulatory aspects of vaccine development (Applications deadline April 15, 2020).
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RBM Call for Applications: Qualitative research consultancy services for malaria innovation research

Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced entity to conduct a qualitative research to capture the views of national level stakeholders from malaria endemic countries. Applications deadline April 7, 2020.
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Commonwealth Call for Applications: Distance Learning Scholarships

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships aim to contribute to the development needs of Commonwealth countries by providing training for skilled and qualified professionals in key development areas. Applications deadline April 13, 2020.
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FWIS Call for Applications: Sub-Saharan Africa Young Talents program

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science (FWIS) sub-Saharan Africa regional program aims to promote and encourage the participation of young African women in science. Applications deadline March 30, 2020.
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AWS Call for Applications: Innovation in rapid and accurate patient testing

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI) supports AWS customers who are working to bring better, more accurate point-of-care diagnostic solutions to market faster for COVID-19, but we will also consider other infectious disease diagnostic projects. Initial applications deadline June 30, 2020.
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Administrative supplement to support SARS-CoV-2/COVID-2019 research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is offering administrative supplement to support SARS-CoV-2/COVID-2019 research. 
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Notice of Special Interest regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

NIAID and NIGMS are issuing this Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) to highlight the urgent need for research on the 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), offering competitive revisions to active grants addressing different objectives. Deadline February 6, 2021.
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COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus Online Course

Find out more about the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and its implications around the world in this free online course by The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
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COVID-19 infection control training

This 30-minute online training module is for health care workers in all settings. It covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control for COVID-19.
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Responding to COVID-19: Real-time training for the coronavirus disease outbreak

Real-time training during global emergencies is critical for effective preparedness and response. The COVID-19 channel provides learning resources for health professionals, decision-makers and the public for the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
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TRANSVAC2 Call for Applications: Vaccine Development Services

TRANSVAC2 has an open call for Vaccine Development Services which offers a wide range of services at all stages of the Vaccine R&D Pipeline. Applications deadline April 15, 2020. 
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AAS Call for Applications: Evidence Leadership Award for AAS Fellows, Affiliates & Grantees

The initiative is a collaboration between the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP), and is implemented in East and West Africa. The purpose of the Award is to increase efforts by AAS scholars and researchers that seek to promote, support, and enable evidence-informed decision-making within government agencies in their countries. Applications deadline April 1, 2020.
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TWAS Call For Applications: Research Grants Programmes in Basic Sciences

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries opened two types of Research Grants Programme in Basic Sciences for individuals and for groups. Applications deadline March 31, 2020.
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GCRF Request For Proposals: Networking Grants

The Global Challenges Research Fund Networking Grants provide opportunities for researchers, drawn from a wide spectrum of disciplines and backgrounds, to develop new collaborations, improve interaction between UK researchers and those in developing countries and build communities of researchers that can submit high quality applications for other GCRF funding calls. Proposals deadline March 31, 2020.
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MMV Request For Proposals: Drug Discovery Projects

Medicine for Malaria Venture (MMV) is seeking proposals in different areas of the drug discovery process. Proposals deadline March 27, 2020.
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NIMR Call For Applications: Malaria Microscopy Training Workshop

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) is organizing a 1-week training workshop on Malaria Microscopy (Current trends in malaria diagnosis: Microscopy, RDT and molecular techniques), in Lagos, Nigeria, from April 19 to 26, 2020.