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ISGlobal Call For Applications: Scholarships for Masters

Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) offers two scholarships for students from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue the Master in Global Health and, for the first time, the Master in Clinical Research: International Health Track, for the 2020-2021 period. These scholarships cover the total of the tuition fees and the university taxes required for a complete registration programme. Applications deadline April 5, 2020.
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Volunteer as a MESA Correspondent to report from the "Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria" Conference

The Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) is seeking three volunteers as MESA Correspondents to report from the "Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria" Conference in the Wellcome Genome Campus, UK, June 08 - 10, 2020. The MESA Correspondents are volunteers who write short synopses of selected presentations that are afterwards disseminated online, enabling people who could not attend the meeting to be also informed about the current advances. Application deadline March 2nd, 2020.
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Open registration for the Senior Executive Programme in Global Health Innovation Management

The Senior Executive Programme in Global Health Innovation Management (SEP GHIM) provides a unique opportunity for the Global Health Innovator to gain in knowledge, insights and skills to make a real difference in Global Health. Registration opened on February 11, 2020.
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Swiss TPH Call For Applications: 4-week Malaria Course in Tanzania

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) in collaboration with the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is organising a 4-week postgraduate Course on Malaria Prevention, Control & Elimination in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, from April 20 to May 15, 2020. Applications deadline March 5, 2020.
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RSTMH Call for Applications: Small grants 2020

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) small grants of up to £5,000 are to enable early career researchers and global health professionals in the field of tropical medicine or global health to undertake clinical or scientific research or fieldwork, as stand-alone projects or distinct elements within a larger project. Applications deadline April 15, 2020.
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GHIT Fund Request For Proposals: Hit-to-Lead Platform (HTLP)

The Hit-to-Lead Platform (HTLP) is designed to leverage medicinal chemistry expertise in Japan and facilitate access to Japanese companies or academic organizations’ relevant and diverse compounds for drugs development to address malaria, tuberculosis, Chagas disease, and Visceral leishmaniasis. Proposals deadline February 28, 2020.
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BRIDGE Request for Proposals: Basic research and Science-based innovation

BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and Innosuisse - the Swiss Innovation Agency, and consists of two funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation. Deadlines February and March, 2020.
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Initiative 5% Request for Proposals: Health systems strengthening and Access to quality health services

The 5% Initiative publishes two complementary but distinct calls for proposals on strengthening systems at all levels (community or national) that are gender-sensitive and to allow populations to access health quality services for vulnerable populations. Proposals deadline February 28, 2020.
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LSHTM Call for Applications: Course on Design & Analysis of Cluster Randomised and Stepped Wedge Trials

This course offered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) on Design & Analysis of Cluster Randomised and Stepped Wedge Trials will be held from the 6th to the 10th of July, 2020, in London, UK. Applications deadline June 1, 2020.
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ICGEB Call for Applications: Course on Latin American Biology of Parasitism by ICGEB

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) in collaboration with the Institut Pasteur of Montevideo are offering a course on Latin American Biology of Parasitism (LatAmBoP 2020), from the 22nd of June to the 3rd of July, 2020 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Applications deadline March 22, 2020.
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MMV Request for Proposal: Development of low dose primaquine tablets in a child-friendly formulation

Medicine for Malaria Venture (MMV) is seeking proposals from eligible manufacturers to develop and deliver dispersible, taste-masked paediatric formulations of primaquine. Applications deadline February 10, 2020.
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HGHI Call for Applications: LEAD Fellowship to Promote Women in Global Health

The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) and the Women and Health Initiative at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are offering the LEAD fellowship specifically designed to promote leadership skills in individuals from low- and middle-income countries who will, in turn, mentor future female leaders in global health. Applications deadline March 15, 2020.
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Volunteer as a MESA Correspondent to report from the EMBL Conference "Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite"

The Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) is seeking three volunteers as MESA Correspondents to report from the EMBL Conference "Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite" in Heidelberg, Germany, May 18 - 20, 2020. The MESA Correspondents are volunteers who write short synopses of selected presentations that are afterwards disseminated online, enabling people who could not attend the meeting to be also informed about the current advances. Application deadline February 7th, 2020.
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MRC UK Call for Applications: Accelerating the transition from discovery science to the early stages of therapeutic development

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) opened the Confidence in Concept (CiC) scheme which provides annual awards of up to £1 million to institutions to flexibly support a portfolio of early-stage translational research projects. Application deadline March 11, 2020. 
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DELTAS Africa Phase II Call for Applications: Health-, social-, and sustainable development-focused scientific programmes

DELTAS Africa programmes establish world-class research environments at African universities with a strong focus on creating training opportunities for the next generation of researchers. DELTAS Africa invites applications for health-, social-, and sustainable development-focused, interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary scientific programmes aligned to the initiative’s strategic areas and key outcomes. Applications deadline February 28, 2020.
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MRC and KHIDI Call For Proposals: UK-Korea Partnering Awards

The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) are pleased to relaunch the UK-Korea Partnering Awards scheme, aimed at fostering links between researchers in the UK and in Korea. We invite joint applications from researchers based in the UK and Korea. The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020 (UK side: 4pm UK time).
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The Africa Oxford Initiative Call For Proposals: Visiting Fellows Programmes

The Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx) is a cross-university platform for academic and research collaborations between the University of Oxford and African researchers and institutions. AfOx is currently accepting applications for two Visiting Fellows Programmes. Applications deadline January 31, 2020.
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EACCR2 Training on Basic Epidemiology And Biostatistics

The Eastern Africa Consortium for Clinical Research-HIV node (EACCR2/EDCTP-HIV node) is inviting applications for a short course on basic Epidemiology and Biostatistics that will be held from 27th to 31st January 2020 at KEMRI Centre for Global Health Research in Kisumu, Kenya. Deadline for receiving applications is December 20, 2019.
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Chatham House Calls For Proposals: Global Health Leaders Fellowship

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is a world-renowned independent policy institute and is consistently ranked as one of the world’s leading policy institutes. The fellowship is available to Africans who have a background in mid-level or senior public health management. We are looking for fellows who want to strengthen their public health leadership skills and knowledge in order to effect real and lasting change. Proposals deadline December 18, 2019.
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Workshop on current tools to combat malaria (special focus on Plasmodium knowlesi)

The Department of Parasitology from the University of Malaya (Malasia), is offering a new edition of the workshop Current tools to combat malaria, with special focus on Plasmodium knowlesi, from the 24th to the 28th of August, 2020. Registration deadline June 1, 2020.