The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in collaboration with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) opened a call for proposals "Research proposals addressing COVID-19 in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)" with the focus is on understanding the pandemic and mitigating its health impacts in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) contexts. Proposals deadline June 22, 2020.
Prof Charles Wondji is Professor of genetics and vector biology at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow. He is also the Executive Director of the Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases (CRID) in Cameroon. He has nearly 20 years of experience working in the field of vector-borne disease control, notably malaria, focusing on improving the understanding of the biology and genetics of mosquito vectors.
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) opened a call for proposals "Strategic actions to maximise the impact of research on reducing disease burden, in collaboration with development cooperation initiatives" with the purpose to support distinct strategic actions which are part of a large-scale programme of development cooperation actions. Proposals deadline August 13, 2020.
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) opened a call for proposals "Innovative approaches to enhance poverty-related diseases research" with the purpose to fund a number of small- to medium-scale clinical trials and/or clinical research studies. Proposals deadline August 13, 2020.
The National Institute of Health (NIH) released four Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa). The estimated publication date of the funding opportunity announcement is July 10, 2020.
This intensive online course offered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) on Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling and Its Applications intended to introduce professionals working on infectious diseases in either developing or developed countries to this exciting and expanding area. It will be held from the 15th to the 26 of June 2020.
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) opened a call for proposals "Ethics and regulatory capacities" with the purpose to fund projects that are designed to support sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. Proposals deadline July 16, 2020.
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) opened a call for applications "Career Development Fellowships in poverty-related diseases and child and adolescent health" to support early- to mid-career researchers (“fellows”) by providing them with opportunities to train and develop their clinical research skills. Applications deadline August 5, 2020.
The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) - India opened a research training fellowship (AI-RTF) for a duration of two to six months to get affiliated with Indian academic and R&D institutions. Applications deadline August 31, 2020.
The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), Wellcome Trust, and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) opened a call "Funding call for R&D goals for Covid-19 in Africa". Proposals deadline June 30, 2020.
Manuela Runge, Nathalie Amvongo Adjia and Ntui Vincent will cover the science and discussions from BioMalPar conference "Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite", which will take place virtually, on May 18 - 19. Summaries will be posted online on the MESA Correspondents page and on MalariaWorld.
The American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (ASTMH) Council in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), announce a call for applications for the Alan J. Magill Fellowship. Applications deadline May 14, 2020.
Keystone Symposia in collaboration with the MESA Alliance and the World Health Organization (WHO) would like to invite you a zoom interview between Shannon Weimann and Pedro Alonso for the World Malaria Day 2020, April 25, 2020. Previous registration is required.