Resources

Housing improvements to reduce malaria transmission: A conversation with Dr Lucy Tusting

Dr Lucy Tusting, Assistant Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and co-director of the BOVA network, discusses the relationship between housing, urbanisation and health and how housing improvements may reduce malaria transmission.
Training

5-week course on Qualitative and Mixed Methods in International Health Research (QMM)

The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) Antwerp, Belgium, offers a face-to-face 5-week course on Qualitative and Mixed Methods in International Health Research (QMM) starting on January 25, 2020. Application deadline before November 15, 2020.
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GOTropMEd a new educational hub for global health professionals

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) has launched a new educational hub for global health professionals, the GOTropMEd, which features professional development sessions, educational resources and more. 
Grants

Wellcome Call for Applications: Collaborative Awards in Science

Wellcome offers this scheme called "Collaborative Awards in Science" which promote the development of new ideas and speed the pace of discovery. They fund teams of researchers, consisting of independent research groups, to work together on the most important scientific problems that can only be solved through collaborative efforts. Preliminary application deadline November 17, 2020 (November round) and March 16, 2021 (March round).
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MESA Correspondents

Meet the MESA Correspondents that will cover the virtual ASTMH 2020 Annual Meeting

Busari Lateef Oluwatoyin, Jaipal Singh, Nathalie Amvongo Adjia, Manuela Runge, Ivan Mbogo, Núria Balanza, Nutpakal Ketprasit, Rebecca Pwalia, Lilian Mbaisi Ang'ang'o, Ntui Vincent Ntui-Njock and Jenna Zuromski will cover the science and discussions from the ASTMH 2020 Annual Meeting, which will take place for the first time virtually due to the COVID-19 situation, on November 15 - 19, 2020. Summaries will be posted online on the MESA Correspondents page and on MalariaWorld.
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Wellcome Call for Applications: Investigator Awards in Science

Wellcome offers this scheme called "Investigator Awards in Science" which enable independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science. Application deadline November 10, 2020 (November round), February 9, 2021 (February round) and July 1, 2021 (July round).
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NIH Call for Applications: Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Research Hubs

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has an open call on Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Research Hubs. Letter of Intent due date: November 9, 2020.
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Wellcome Sanger Institute Call for Applications: The Sanger Prize Competition 2021

The Wellcome Sanger Institute (Sanger) has opened "The Sanger Prize Competition 2021". The winner of the Sanger Institute Prize will be offered a three-month internship with a research group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. Expression of interest deadline December 11, 2020.
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NIH Call for Applications: Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Open Data Science Platform and Coordinating Center

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has an open call on Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Open Data Science Platform and Coordinating Center. Letter of Intent due date: November 3, 2020.
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NIH Call for Applications: Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) - Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has an open call on Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research. Letter of Intent due date: November 2, 2020.
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Wellcome Call for Applications: International Training Fellowships

Wellcome offers this scheme called "International Training Fellowships" which gives nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at postgraduate or postdoctoral level. Preliminary application deadline November 5, 2020 (November round) and April 7, 2021 (April round).
Events

Webinar by DNDi: Responding to COVID-19 in Africa (The myths, the lessons, and the future )

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) and the COVID-19 Clinical Research Coalition (COVID-19 CRC) will jointly host a webinar titled Responding to COVID-19 in Africa (The myths, the lessons, and the future ) on November 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm GMT.
Events

6th Future of Malaria Research Symposium, JHMRI

The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute (JHMRI) will host the 6th Future of Malaria Research Symposium on November 13, 2020. It will be held virtually (via Zoom) for a half day.
Training

UIDAHO Call for Applications: A six-day training course on Biology of Vector-borne Diseases

The University of Idaho (UIDAHO) is invinting you to participate in this Biology of Vector-borne Diseases six-day training course (BVBD2021), scheduled for June 20-25, 2021.
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15 Years of Fueling the Fight to End Malaria in Africa: A Conversation with African and U.S. Leaders

Join the U.S. President's Malaria Inititive (PMI) for a conversation with African and U.S. leaders on “15 Years of Fueling the Fight to End Malaria in Africa” and the transformative impact of partnership with PMI on October 15, 2020, at 2pm ET / 11am PT.
Training

Institut Pasteur Call for Applications: New MOOC edition on Malaria

Institut Pasteur has launched a new online edition of MOOC on Malaria starting on October 19, 2020, organized in 6 weeks and each week is composed of 5 sessions. End of registration December 7, 2020.
Training

WHO Call for Applications: 1st Training in infodemic management

The World Health Organization (WHO) is developing activities to support the country pandemic preparedness and to mitigate the current COVID-19 pandemic which is accompanied by an infodemic, reason why WHO is offering the 1st WHO training in infodemic management, an online training over 4 weeks, from November 3 to 27, 2020. Deadline for submission October 18, 2020, 18:00 CET.
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BIF Call for Applications: Travel Grants to foster biomedical research

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds (BIF) public foundation awards travel grants for 3 months of up to three months’ duration to MD and PhD students, as well as postdoctoral researchers from all over the world. The BIF supports them if they conduct experimental projects in basic biomedical research and want to pursue short-term research stays or attend practical courses relevant to their projects in Europe or overseas. Application deadline at least 6 weeks before the planned date of departure.
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Webinar: Getting The Most From Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention This Year: New Learnings from Niger, Nigeria, and Benin

Participate in a webinar titled "Getting The Most From Seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention This Year: New Learnings from Niger, Nigeria, and Benin" organized by the Malaria Consortium, Medicine for Malaria Venture (MMV), PMI Impact Malaria and  Population Services International (PSI) on September 29, 2020 (8:00 AM EST).