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Call for AMARI Consortium PhD Fellowship Applications

Institution: University of Zimbabwe

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The AMARI project invites applications for PhD for the 2017 – 2018 intake. This funding opportunity is to build scientific excellence in mental, neurological and substance (MNS) use disorder research through collaboration with universities in Africa and United Kingdom. In addition to research training, fellows will be trained in research leadership, management and mentorship. There will be a strong focus on developing community-based intervention strategies with the aim of addressing the treatment gap that exists in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Call for fellowship: Master in wildlife management and health surveillance

Institution: EISMV, Dakar, Senegal

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Please, send your application to: directiongenerale@eismv.org with in CC rianatoub@yahoo.fr, ykaboret7@gmail.com et savadogo.madi@ohcea.org . DEADLINE: 5 November 2017 

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Call for Proposals: German-African Cooperation Projects in Infectiology

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The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) calls for proposals of joint research projects between scientists in Germany and Africa investigating infectious diseases and their social and societal implications. The DFG primarily seeks to encourage researchers in human and veterinary medicine to apply for funding of projects on the investigation of neglected tropical infectious diseases. Projects researching AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis will only be considered in the scope of the call if they study mechanisms of virulence or the immune […]

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Ecohealth 2018: Call for abstracts

Institution: Cali, Columbia

Call Release Date: 15.10.2018

Call Cloture Date: 18.10.2018

The Ecohealth 2018 Scientific Programme Committee welcomes the submission of original contributions for oral and poster presentation at the Congress. DEADLINE: 30 December 2017 at 24:00 GMT -5 Abstracts received after this date will not be considered.

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Specialized GIS and Modelling Training Opportunity ► http://www.witekconsulting.com/

Institution: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Call Release Date: 23.10.2017

Call Cloture Date: 27.10.2017

This 5-days classroom and field program introduce you to new geospatial datasets, acquisition , analysis using open source GIS and remote sensing tools, state-of-the-art collection techniques, and pre-processing for impact assessment with the TRRL, HEC-HMS and SWAT models.

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2nd WACCBIP-DELTAS Bioethics Workshop

Institution: Bamako, Mali

Call Release Date: 27.11.2017

Call Cloture Date: 01.12.2017

As part of the Wellcome Trust/AESA DELTAS programme, the West African Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP) will hold the 2nd in the series of the Bioethics workshops on responsible research conduct designed for postdoctoral fellows and institutional IRB coordinators. This year’s workshop will be held at the MRTC, University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies, Bamako, Mali from November 27 to December 01, 2017. The workshop will be facilitated by Prof. Mahamadou Diakite, Professor of Immunogenetics at the […]

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Scientific Research Paper Writing and Science Communication Training Workshops – 2017

Institution: Kenya

Call Release Date: 20.11.2017

Call Cloture Date: 07.12.2017

The BecA-ILRI Hub seeks to strengthen the capacity of African National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) to drive agricultural research and innovation in Africa for Africa. Through strategic partnerships with NARS, the Hub also acts as an accelerator for priority research conducted at the national level. The Hub’s primary delivery mechanism is the Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) Program. Call for applications release: 1st September 2017 Application deadline: 30th September 2017. Late and / or incomplete applications will NOT be considered. […]

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International Conference on One Health Policy and Sustainable Development in Africa, 2017

Institution: Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Nigeria

Call Release Date: 16.11.2017

Call Cloture Date: 18.11.2017

The conference therefore offers a platform, to scholars in the social sciences, humanities, sciences and other disciplines, to interrogate the goals of the sustainable development agenda and functional integrated health policy by examining the intricately linked three pillars of sustainable development and the tripartite concerns of the One Health approach.

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Call to support the creation of an Africa Synchrotron project

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Africa is the only continent other than the Antarctica without a synchrotron light source. Building one would be crucial for supporting efforts to reduce the continent’s high disease burden and to overcome some of its developmental challenges. In fact, with a light source the continent can becompetitive socially, politically and economically and reduce travel and other costs for the African scientists who can only access synchrotrons in Europe and elsewhere.

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Call for Sessions, Events and Papers for the Tech4Development Conference 2018

Institution: Lausanne, Switzerland

Call Release Date: 27.06.2018

Call Cloture Date: 29.06.2018

The UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development, hosted by the Cooperation & Development Center (CODEV) at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), is pleased to announce the Call for Sessions, Events and Papers for the 5th International Conference on Technologies for Development: Voices of the Global South, which will take place from 27-29 June 2018.

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International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Meeting 2017

Institution: Nairobi, Kenya

Call Release Date: 27.03.2018

Call Cloture Date: 28.03.2018

The International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) Meeting will take place at the Ole Sereni Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting aims to: bring together United Kingdom (UK) and low-and-middle income country (LMIC) partners to form collaborations; introduce other networks that IVVN members should be aware of and bring together academic with industrial and other non-academic partners.

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3ième CONGRES DE LA SOCIETE IVOIRIENNE DE PARASITOLOGIE ET DE MYCOLOGIE

Institution: UFR des Sciences Pharmaceutiques et Biologiques de l'Université Félix Houphouët- Boigny de Cocody (Abidjan)

Call Release Date: 22.11.2017

Call Cloture Date: 23.11.2017

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Call for applications: Support to research institutions and organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa (Grant scheme 165.70)

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Call Release Date: 11.07.2017

Call Cloture Date: 01.09.2017

The main purpose of this call is to finance high quality research for development, based on local needs within thematic priority areas.

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EDCTP Calls for Proposals

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GCRF Global Engagement Events

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The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is running a series of international Global Engagement Meetings.  The aim of these events is to showcase the opportunities available through the GCRF; to bring together developing country and UK researchers and representatives from other organisations to forge networks; and to discuss opportunities for maximising the contribution of GCRF research into policy and practice.  In order to apply for the event please fill out the form below by Thursday 27th July. 

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Call for Youth Volunteers from Africa for SAA (Society for AIDS in Africa) Booth Management at ICASA 2017

Institution: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Call Release Date: 04.12.2017

Call Cloture Date: 09.12.2017

As Cote d’Ivoire is the host country of ICASA 2017, the organizers of ICASA are calling for youths to manage and coordinate activities at the SAA booth during the conference which will be held at Sofitel Hotel in Abidjan Côte-d’Ivoire from 4th to 9th December 2017.

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World Food System Summer School 2018

Institution: Côte d'Ivoire

Call Release Date: 27.01.2018

Call Cloture Date: 10.02.2018

The ETH Zurich World Food System Center, together with the Yamsys Project and the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d’Ivoire, is pleased to announce the call for applications for next year’s World Food System Summer School, “Food Systems in Transition”.

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4th International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Pathogen Interface (ICOPHAI)

Institution: Doha, Qatar

Call Release Date: 07.11.2017

Call Cloture Date: 09.11.2017

The 4th International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface (ICOPHAI) is scheduled to take place in Doha, Qatar, November 7th to 9th, 2017 under the theme: “Environmental Challenges and Impact on Global Health”. The goal of the 4th Congress, ICOPHAI 2017, is to bring together a diverse group of scientists from developing and industrialized countries of the world and stimulate interactions using the “One Health” concept. 

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