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The 20th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria (ICTMM2020)

The 20th International Congress for Tropical Medicine and Malaria (ICTMM) will be held 20-24 September 2020 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Thailand.
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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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Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Summit For Health (DASH) in Africa

The inaugural Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Summit For Health (DASH) in Africa will inspire, teach and connect innovators in the health data science/AI community within Africa. It will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, on March 10 - 11, 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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“Le Futur est Rose”- The Future is Pink: Disrupting gender bias in malaria science, a conversation.

Meet the women who are changing the gender narrative in malaria science. During a thought-provoking conversation between MESA and the “Women In Malaria Initiative” (WiM) we take a closer look at the current realities of women working in malaria science.
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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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Is Ivermectin Safe during Pregnancy?

A systematic review and meta-analysis led by ISGlobal concludes that there is not sufficient evidence to support the safety of ivermectin administration among pregnant women.
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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. 
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Grand Challenges Africa Calls For Proposals: Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH)

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) have come together in a transformative partnership to support African investigators to accelerate Maternal Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH) targets towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for health. Proposals deadline January 14, 2020.
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Unitaid Calls For Proposals: Intermittent Preventive Treatment in infants

Unitaid is soliciting proposals for the following interventions, aimed at accelerating the adoption and scale-up of Intermittent Preventive Treatment in infants (IPTi) in moderate-to-high transmission settings. Proposals deadline March 11, 2020 (12:00 noon Central European Time).
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EDCTP Call For Proposals: Senior Fellowships Plus 2019

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) has supported the development of a pool of highly qualified senior researchers in the field of poverty-related diseases (PRDs) in sub-Saharan Africa. The purpose of this call for proposals is to support capacity development of potential African research leaders and to mentor junior researchers with emphasis on hands-on research training linked to clinical trial activities conducted in sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals deadline February 1, 2020.
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PHI/CDC Calls For Applications: Global Health Fellowship Program

The PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program is a U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention-funded program that offers recent global public health graduates from Council on Education in Public Health accredited schools and programs the exciting opportunity to participate in yearlong fellowships with guidance from leading global health experts from the CDC. Application available during the week of December 16, 2019.
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GHIT Fund Call For Proposals: Target Research & Product Development

The Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT Fund) is a non-profit organization focused on promoting the discovery and development of new health technologies, including drugs, vaccines, and diagnostics for infectious diseases prevalent in developing countries. Proposals deadline December 17, 2019 (10:00 am Tokyo time).