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8th Geneva Health Forum on Improving access to health: learning from the field

The 8th Geneva Health Forum on "Improving access to health: learning from the field" will be held from March 24 - 26, 2020 at the Centre International de Conférences de Genève (CICG), 2020 in Switzerland.
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NIMR Call For Applications: Malaria Microscopy Training Workshop

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) is organizing a 1-week training workshop on Malaria Microscopy (Current trends in malaria diagnosis: Microscopy, RDT and molecular techniques), in Lagos, Nigeria, from April 19 to 26, 2020.
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ISGlobal Call For Applications: Scholarships for Masters

Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) offers two scholarships for students from sub-Saharan Africa to pursue the Master in Global Health and, for the first time, the Master in Clinical Research: International Health Track, for the 2020-2021 period. These scholarships cover the total of the tuition fees and the university taxes required for a complete registration programme. Applications deadline April 5, 2020.
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Volunteer as a MESA Correspondent to report from the "Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria" Conference

The Malaria Eradication Scientific Alliance (MESA) is seeking three volunteers as MESA Correspondents to report from the "Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria" Conference in the Wellcome Genome Campus, UK, June 08 - 10, 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 March 2nd, 2020.
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Open registration for the Senior Executive Programme in Global Health Innovation Management

The Senior Executive Programme in Global Health Innovation Management (SEP GHIM) provides a unique opportunity for the Global Health Innovator to gain in knowledge, insights and skills to make a real difference in Global Health. Registration opened on February 11, 2020.
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Swiss TPH Call For Applications: 4-week Malaria Course in Tanzania

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) in collaboration with the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is organising a 4-week postgraduate Course on Malaria Prevention, Control & Elimination in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, from April 20 to May 15, 2020. Applications deadline March 5, 2020.
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Joining forces to develop an innovative malaria vector control strategy: ivermectin mass drug administration

Academia, donors, civil society and industry met to discuss the concept of ivermectin mass drug administration for malaria transmission control and explore the potential for collaboration.
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RSTMH Call for Applications: Small grants 2020

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) small grants of up to £5,000 are to enable early career researchers and global health professionals in the field of tropical medicine or global health to undertake clinical or scientific research or fieldwork, as stand-alone projects or distinct elements within a larger project. Applications deadline April 15, 2020.
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A conversation with Dr Miriam Laufer and Dr Lauren Cohee

Dr Miriam K Laufer and Dr Lauren M Cohee are paediatric infectious disease specialists based at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, with a primary research interest in malaria and global child health. In this interview, they shared their knowledge and experience around novel chemoprevention strategies for malaria, focusing on school-based malaria interventions.
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A conversation with Prof Clara Menéndez

Prof Clara Menéndez is the Director of the Maternal, Child and Reproductive Health Initiative and Programme at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). She has devoted most of her career to describing key determinants of maternal newborn and reproductive health problems and to design and test new interventions. We asked her some questions about her research interests and the projects she is involved with nowadays.
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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 be held from May 18 - 20, 2020 at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany. 
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GHIT Fund Request For Proposals: Hit-to-Lead Platform (HTLP)

The Hit-to-Lead Platform (HTLP) is designed to leverage medicinal chemistry expertise in Japan and facilitate access to Japanese companies or academic organizations’ relevant and diverse compounds for drugs development to address malaria, tuberculosis, Chagas disease, and Visceral leishmaniasis. Proposals deadline February 28, 2020.
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BRIDGE Request for Proposals: Basic research and Science-based innovation

BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and Innosuisse - the Swiss Innovation Agency, and consists of two funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation. Deadlines February and March, 2020.
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Initiative 5% Request for Proposals: Health systems strengthening and Access to quality health services

The 5% Initiative publishes two complementary but distinct calls for proposals on strengthening systems at all levels (community or national) that are gender-sensitive and to allow populations to access health quality services for vulnerable populations. Proposals deadline February 28, 2020.
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LSHTM Call for Applications: Course on Design & Analysis of Cluster Randomised and Stepped Wedge Trials

This course offered by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) on Design & Analysis of Cluster Randomised and Stepped Wedge Trials will be held from the 6th to the 10th of July, 2020, in London, UK. Applications deadline June 1, 2020.
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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 from September 20 - 24, 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.