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Plasmodium vivax research: A conversation with ICREA Prof Hernando A. del Portillo

ICREA Prof Hernando A. del Portillo studied molecular aspects of parasites at the University of Georgia, USA, where he received his PhD, followed by two WHO postdoctoral trainings at the New York University Medical Centre (USA) and the Institut Pasteur (France) where he specialized in molecular biology of malaria parasites. Since then, he has pursued molecular studies in Plasmodium vivax malaria to unveil the mechanisms of virulence and to develop rational control strategies in different institutions.
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TDR Call for Applications: Postgraduate Training Scheme

The Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) is pleased to announce a call for applications from universities in the Directorate’s French-speaking partner countries in West Africa (Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Senegal). Applications deadline July 31, 2020.
Events

Molecular Parasitology Meeting XXXI virtual

The Genetic Scociety of America (GSA) is organizing the Molecular Parasitology Meeting XXXI, this year virtually. It will be held on September 20 - 24, 2020. A virus will not keep parasitology down!
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CUGH Call for Applications: Dr. Tom Hall Educational Grants

Dr. Tom Hall was one of the Consortium of Universities for Global Heath (CUGH) greatest supporters, contributing to the organization through his guidance, leadership and generous funding. Tom generously left CUGH funds to support a small Educational Grants Program. Applications deadline October 1, 2020.
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CUGH Conference 2021: Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) annual conference on "Addressing Critical Gaps in Global Health and Development" will be held on March 12 - 14, 2020 at the Hilton Americas, in Houston, Texas, USA. 
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RBM invites partners to participate in an online survey as well as thematic consultations

The Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership to End Malaria is developing its next Strategic Plan for the 2021-2025 period during the course of 2020, therefore is inventing the partners to participate in an online survey as well as thematic consultations. Deadline July 31, 2020.
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WHO Call for Applications: Malaria Policy Advisory Committee membership

The World Health Organization (WHO) Global Malaria Programme is accepting applications from malaria experts to be considered for membership on the Malaria Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC). Applications deadline September 15, 2020.
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Webinar by RMP and RAM-G: Malaria's Rising Toll in the COVID Shadow

The Rotarian Malaria Partners (RMP) in collaboration with Rotarians Against Malaria Global (RAM-G) are organizing a webinar called Malaria's Rising Toll in the COVID Shadow to learn more about the fight against malaria. It will be held on July 15, 2020.
Training

UAntwerp Call for Applications: Course on Modelling infectious diseases and health economics (Digital)

Due to the recent developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Antwerp (UAntwerp) offers this summer course on Modelling infectious diseases and health economics​​​​​​​ now digital from September 7 to 11, 2020. Application deadline July 31, 2020.
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AAS Call for Applications: Johnson & Johnson-AESA Research & Development (R&D) Fellowship Programme

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and Johnson & Johnson (JnJ) are launching the Johnson & Johnson-AESA Research & Development (R&D) Fellowship Programme for highly talented, suitably qualified and experienced African physicians, pharmacists, epidemiologists and/or MSc’s in public health to help close the R&D knowledge and experience gap that exists in many African countries. Applications deadline July 31, 2020.
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Virtual ASTMH Annual Meeting 2020

The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) Annual Meeting will be 100% online this year, from November 15 - 19, 2020. 
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MMV Call for Collaboration: Malaria Libre data repository

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) launched the Malaria Libre programme, an open-source drug discovery programme aiming to deliver preclinical candidates for the treatment and prevention of malaria.
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WHO Call for Consultation: Preferred product characteristics for malaria vector control interventions

The WHO Global Malaria Programme (GMP) is seeking public comment on preferred product characteristics (PPCs) for malaria vector control interventions. PPCs are becoming a key tool for WHO to incentivize and guide the development of urgently needed health products. Consultation deadline July 31, 2020.
Training

Wellcome Genome Campus Call for Applications: Working with Protozoan Parasite Database Resources (Virtual)

The Wellcome Genome Campus is organizing a week-long virtual course, from October 5 - 9, 2020, called "Working with Protozoan Parasite Database Resources". Application deadline TBD, 2020.
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The Impacts of COVID-19 on AIDS, Tuberculosis & Malaria Programs in Africa by Friends of the Global Fund

Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Friends) will host a webinar examining the impacts of COVID-19 on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Programs in Africa held on July 14, 2020
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TDR/WPRO Call for Applications: Small Grants Scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty

The WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific (WPRO) and Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) are pleased to announce the 2020-2021 call for applications for the joint TDR/WPRO Small Grants Scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty. Applicants deadline August 31, 2020.
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ARNTD Call for Proposals: African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP IV)

The African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and UK aid from the UK government, through the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD), is seeking proposals for both operational and implementation research on "Emerging Challenges facing NTD program implementation in Africa". Proposals deadline August 14, 2020.
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AAS Call for Applications: International Research Management Staff Development Programme (IRMSDP)

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) and Association of Research Managers and Administrators (ARMA) UK are launching the International Research Management Staff Development Programme (IRMSDP). Applicants deadline August 10, 2020.
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MRC UK Call for Proposals: Joint Global Health Trials (JGHT) Call 11

This call from MRC UK, Joint Global Health Trials (JGHT) Call 11, is open to and particularly encourages applicants to apply from eligible research institutions based in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) as well as the UK. Proposals deadline October 8, 2020.
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AAS Call for Applications: AAS Affiliates 2020

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) invites applicants to be part of the sixth cohort of Affiliates Programme. Applicants deadline July 24, 2020.
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