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Improved treatment and clinical management of poverty-related diseases
The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to provide funding to projects that aim to evaluate new or significantly improved drugs or drug regimens in humans or to optimise the efficacy and use of existing therapeutics for any of the PRDs, including co-infections of PRDs. Maximum funding: 15m EUROs, close date 15 October 2015.
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EDCTP: Strategic Actions supporting large-scale clinical trials
The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to support distinct strategic actions (clinical research activities) which are part of a large-scale clinical trial that has the potential to achieve rapid advances in the clinical development of new or improved medical interventions against PRDs. Such large-scale clinical trials are often expensive and may require clinical research in different countries or on different continents, including outside of Europe and Africa.
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WHO-TDR Post graduate training support available
TDR supports 7 universities from low- and middle-income countries to provide PhD and Masters degrees focused on implementation research in malaria, TB and neglected tropical diseases to improve health in those regions. There are 3 universities in Africa, 2 in Asia, and 1 each in Latin America and the Middle Eastern region. Each university serves students from their region.
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WHO/TDR - Call for Applications - To organise a workshop exploring the topic of surveillance of insecticide resistance and alternative methods of vector control
WHO/TDR are calling for collaborative applications from institutions working on the surveillance of insecticide resistance and the development of innovative methods of vector control for emerging arboviruses to organise a workshop exporing these issues with the aim of developing an international network on surveillance and vector control. One multi-country proposal will be selected and will receive funding for one year up to a maximum of US$ 200 000.
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NRF Scholarships
The NRF is a South African entity which incorporates the functions of research funding agencies that were previously servicing various sections of the research community. As such there are often calls for research funding opportunities across various research areas and hence is worth visiting. The most recently launched call which may be of interest to network users is:A collaborative call for research scientists in India and South Africa.
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Closing date 30th October 2015