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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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Join The Malaria Endgame ePanel discussion

Join The Malaria Endgame ePanel discussion this World Malaria Day organized by the Keystone Symposia in collaboration with MESA Alliance on April 22, 2020. Previous registration is required.
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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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Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) R&D

As part of WHO’s response to the outbreak, the R&D Blueprint has been activated to accelerate diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics for this novel coronavirus.
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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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Nanomalaria: a conversation with Dr Xavier Fernàndez Busquets

Dr Xavier Fernàndez Busquets is the Head of the Nanomalaria Joint Unit at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC) and the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). After a couple of postdoctoral fellows, in 2001 he obtained a Ramón y Cajal grant to start his research on Nanomedicine. Some years later, his research aims moved towards applying nanotechnology to fight malaria. 
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8th Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria Conference

The 8th Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria Conference will be held from June 8 - 10, 2020 at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK. 
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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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