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African Researchers’ Small Grants Program (SGP III)

The Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) is seeking proposals for both operational and social science research on "Emerging Challenges facing NTD program implementation in Africa." This third edition of the Small Grants Program (SGP III) is to support African researchers in both early and mid/late career to undertake operational research aligned with the goals established in the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases. Application deadline is September 30, 2019.
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FNIH-hosted worksop about regulatory processes for GMO products

Are you interested in learning the basics about regulatory processes for GMO products? The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is hosting a one-day workshop entitled “Moving research from the laboratory for field trials: Regulatory pathway for genetically engineered organisms and their derived products” on November 19, 2019, in National Harbor, MD, USA. Registration deadline October 18, 2019.
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EDCTP Call For Proposals: Preparatory Fellowships 2019

The purpose of this EDCTP call in collaboration with the Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) is to enhance the competitiveness of up-and-coming post-doctoral sub-Saharan African scientists and clinicians aspiring to receive international/regional/national fellowships or grant support.  Closing date is November 27, 2019.
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GHIT Fund requests Proposals for Drug Development

GHIT Fund is looking for drug hits (Plasmodium spp. IC50 < 1 µM) derived from Japanese compound libraries to convert them into lead series. Interested applicants must send their proposals no later than 10:00 am Tokyo time on September 2, 2019.
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EDCTP Call For Proposals: Ethics and regulatory capacities 2019

The purpose of this call for proposals is to fund projects that are designed to support sub-Saharan African countries to establish and/or develop robust national medicines regulatory systems and capacities for ethical review of clinical research and use of medicinal products and technologies in humans, as well as national and international collaboration in compliance with established, internationally acceptable good practices. Closing date is November 21, 2019.
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Volunteer as a MESA Correspondent to report from PAMCA

MESA is seeking Correspondents to report from the 6th Pan-African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA) Annual Conference that will be held in Yaounde, Cameroon on September 23 - 25, 2019. 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. The selected MESA Correspondents will be helped to defray the conference costs. Application deadline September 2nd, 2019.
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Vaccine-related projects in the preclinical phase of development

TRANSVAC seeks to support vaccine-related projects currently in the preclinical phase of development with the aim to further support and accelerate vaccine-related projects by providing access to the services and expertise contained within the TRANSVAC Infrastructure. Most technologies and experience are thereby free of charge. Next deadline is Monday 5th August 2019.
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Scholarships are available for an Introductory Course in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics

Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) -Sponsored Scholarships are available for an Introductory Course in Epidemiology & Medical Statistics that will take place in The Gambia on November 11 - 29, 2019. The application deadline is September 11, 2019.
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EDCTP Career Development Fellowships 2019

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to support early to mid-career researchers (“fellows”) by providing them with an opportunity to train and develop their clinical research skills. Closing date for applications is November 27, 2019.
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The Malaria Endgame: Innovation in Therapeutics, Vector Control and Public Health Tools

"The Malaria Endgame: Innovation in Therapeutics, Vector Control and Public Health Tools" Conference, part of the Keystone Symposia Global Health Series, will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 30 - November 2, 2019.
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Call for Papers: Innovations in implementation research in low- and middle-income countries

The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research is collaborating with Health Policy and Planning on a call for papers for a special supplement on “Innovations in Implementation Research in Low and Middle Income Countries”. Original research and review papers are invited, but also “methodological musings” and “innovation and practice reports” by policymakers or practitioners.
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DFID/MRC/NIHR/Wellcome call for Global Health Trials Proposals

The UK Department for International Development (DFID), the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the MRC and Wellcome are pleased to announce the launch of the 10th call for proposals under this initiative to fund global health trials. The closing date for proposals is Thursday 17th October 2019. 
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CDC Calls for Field Epidemiologist

The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is looking for highly qualified public health professionals with malaria experience, to join the STOP-Malaria Program for a 11-month assignment. Recruitment for the STOP-Malaria (with deployment beginning June-July 2020) is open now, 5-31 July 2019.
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Call for Applications: Current tools to combat Malaria

The five-day workshop on Current tools to combat malaria will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 14 - 18, 2019. Only 20 seats, early registration is strongly recommended.
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MRC-AMED Calls for proposals

The Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) and the UK MRC are pleased to launch a call for proposals for UK-Japan collaborative research into infectious diseases to foster collaborative links between researchers in the UK and Japan that will allow them to forge lasting collaborations.
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Call for Applications: Women in Vector Control Workshop

The Women in Vector Control Workshop will take place in Yaoundé, Cameroon, on September 21-22, 2019. Applications are welcome from early career women in Vector Control not exceeding 10 years of active work in control of VBDs prior to application.
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MESA Correspondents reporting from the 7th International Conference on Plasmodium vivax research

The MESA Correspondents Program will cover the science and discussions from the 7th International Conference on Plasmodium vivax Research (ICPvR), which will take place in Paris on June 26th-28th, 2019. Summaries will be posted online at www.vivax2019.conferences-pasteur.org and www.mesamalaria.org/resource-hub/correspondents.
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Call for Proposals on Transformative Research Technologies

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Medical Research Council open a call for proposals to support the early-stage development of cutting edge, high-impact transformative research technologies based on new advances in fundamental engineering, physical and life sciences which are essential to sustaining the vibrancy of life sciences discovery research in the UK.
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Webinar: The Global Fund, Governance and Public Health

The Consortium of Universities for Global Health is hosting a webinar on Thursday, June 27th, at 1 pm to discuss what happens, and what needs to happen on the crossroads of governance and public health.
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5% Initiative Calls for proposals

5% Initiative aims to build the capacity in the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and impact measurement through two areas of intervention: sending short-term technical expertise at the request of countries, and funding long-term projects to enhance the impact of activities.