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NIHR & UKIR Call for Proposals: Research proposals addressing COVID-19 in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)

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.
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Genetic and genomic tools to fight vector-borne diseases: A conversation with Prof Charles Wondji

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.
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Virtual Symposia meeting: Vaccinology in the Age of Pandemics by Keystone

Keystone is organizing virtual symposia on "Vaccinology in the Age of Pandemics: Strategies Against COVID-19 & Other Global Threats" on June 15 - 16, 2020.
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EDCTP Call for Proposals: Strategic actions to maximise the impact of research on reducing disease burden, in collaboration with development cooperation initiatives

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.
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EDCTP Call for Proposals: Innovative approaches to enhance poverty-related diseases research

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.
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NIH Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement: Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa

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.
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LSHTM Call for Applications: Course on Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling and Its Applications

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. 
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EDCTP Call for Proposals: Ethics and regulatory capacities

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.
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EDCTP Call for Applications: Career Development Fellowships in poverty-related diseases and child and adolescent health

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.
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ASEAN - India Call for Applications: Research Training Fellowship

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.
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AAS Call for Proposals: Funding call for R&D goals for Covid-19 in Africa

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. 
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MRC UK Call for Expressions of interest: Innovation Hubs for Gene Therapies

The Medical Research Council (MRC) UK in collaboration with LifeArc fund this call Innovation Hubs for Gene Therapies. Expressions of interest deadline June 1, 2020.
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Webinar by CUGH: Challenges & Opportunities - The Impact of COVID-19 on Africa & Latin America

Join this Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) webinar on Tuesday, May 12 from 10:0 to 11:00 pm EST, 'Challenges & Opportunities: The Impact of COVID-19 on Africa & Latin America'. 
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MESA Correspondents
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Meet the MESA Correspondents that will cover the virtual BioMalPar Conference "Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite"

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.
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ASTMH Call for Applications: Alan Magill Fellowship

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.
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Malaria Challenges in the COVID-19 Era by Shannon Weimann and Pedro L. Alonso for WMD 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.
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Now Virtual: The 16th BioMalPar Conference on Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

The 16th BioMalPar Conference on Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite will happen in a virtual streaming platform this year, during May 18 - 19, 2020. Registration Deadline May 13, 2020.