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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). 
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MRC Call For Proposals: Health Systems Research Initiative Call 7

The Department for International Development (DFID), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Wellcome jointly fund this call in collaboration with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), about Health Systems Research Initiative: Providing evidence to strengthen health systems in low and middle-income countries. Proposals deadlines January and February 2020.
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FIND Call For Proposals: Accelerating the development of next generation malaria rapid diagnostic tools

The Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the development, evaluation, and delivery of high-quality, affordable diagnostic tests for poverty-related diseases, which opened a call to identify malaria innovations that have the potential to address the technical and operational limitations of current malaria RDTs. Application deadline November 22, 2019.
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EDCTP-TDR Call For Applications: Clinical Research and Development Fellowships

The Clinical Research and Development Fellowship (CRDF) scheme is jointly implemented by EDCTP (European-Developing Countries Clinical Trial Partnership) and TDR (the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases). TDR will fund fellows employed by academic and/or research institutions in any LMIC to be placed in host training organizations for 12 months. Application deadline February 28, 2020.
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AFPMB Call For Proposal: New interventions for the protection of deployed military personnel

The Armed Forces Pest Management Board (AFPMB) invites applications for the FY20 Deployed War Fighter Protection (DWFP) Research Program, renewable for up to 3 years and up to USD 900,000. Proposal deadline November 25, 2019.
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2020 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference

The 11th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference in Washington, DC, about Global health in a time of worldwide political change, is a must-attend event on the global health calendar. From April 18 - 20, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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WACCBIP-CPGR Introductory Course in OMICS

The West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), in collaboration with the Centre for Proteomic & Genomic Research (CPGR), South Africa, is organising a 4-day training course in omics from November 11 to 14 at the University of Ghana. Application deadline October 30, 2019.
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GHIT R&D Forum 2019 to accelerate global health

The GHIT R&D Forum, which will take place on December 6, 2019, creates an opportunity for all R&D partners to connect and explore new ways to further build our community and accelerate global health R&D. Register by November 29, 2019.
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Conferences without walls

Do you want to know more about the MESA Correspondents program? How it works, which is the task of the Correspondents, how to apply... Find all the answers to these questions and some insights into the program in this blog, cross-posted on the MESA website, the Keystone Symposia website and MalariaWorld. 
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Meet the MESA Correspondents that will cover the Keystone Symposia conference "The Malaria Endgame"

Solomon and Maya will be the MESA Correspondents that will cover the science and discussions from the Keystone Symposia conference "The Malaria Endgame", which will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on October 30 - November 2, 2019. Summaries will be posted online on the Keystone Symposia Keypoint Blog, the MESA Correspondents page and on MalariaWorld.
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Applications open: West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) Early Career Personal Development Course

The West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) is organising the second Early Career Personal Development Course at the University of Ghana from January 14-17, 2020. The four-day course is open to early-career scientists (1-3 years post-PhD) conducting active research in any West African institution. Application deadline is December 2nd, 2019.
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2019 Global Digital Health Forum

Join the 2019 Global Digital Health Forum about Celebrating Innovation and Supporting Proven Practices at Scale, on December 9-11, 2019, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center just outside Washington, DC for the 6th Annual Global Digital Health Forum!
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Call For Postdoctoral Training in Medical & Health Sciences

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS), the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are partnering under the auspices of the Coalition of African Research & Innovation (CARI) to establish a post-doctoral training fellowship program, the African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI). Application deadline is December 1, 2019. 
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Annual Symposium: The future of malaria research

The Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute will host its 5th Future of Malaria Research Symposium. The meeting will be held on Monday, November 18th, 2019 in Rockville, Maryland. Register by November 1st, 2019.
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Call For The Keystone Symposia Fellows Program

Applications for the Keystone Fellows class of 2019-2020, a unique professional advancement opportunity for early-career scientists from diverse backgrounds. Application deadline is October 31, 2019.
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Request for Proposals: Innovations for Improving the Impact of Health Campaigns by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Grand Challenges

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Grand Challenge, Innovations for Improving the Impact of Health Campaigns, seeks innovative solutions that accelerate the improvement of coverage, reach, efficiency, and effectiveness of health campaigns. Final submissions are due on November 13, 2019, at 11:30 am Pacific Standard Time.
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Training workshop on implementation research for effective access to and delivery of health technologies

The UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) invites applications from research teams in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to participate in a 5-day consultative workshop on implementation research for effective access and delivery of health technologies. Submission deadline October 31, 2019