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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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7th MIM Pan African Malaria Conference

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Call Release Date: 15.04.2018

Call Cloture Date: 18.08.2018

The Multilateral Initiative on Malaria (MIM) was established in 1997 with a mission to strengthen and sustain through collaborative research and training, the capacity of malaria-endemic countries in Africa to carry out research that is required to develop and improve tools for malaria control and to strengthen the research-control interphase. 

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS ADVANCED BIOINFORMATICS TRAINING WORKSHOP 2017

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Call Release Date: 12.07.2017

Call Cloture Date: 20.08.2017

As part of the ABCF program, BecA-ILRI Hub will hold a 10-day hands-on training workshop on Advanced Bioinformatics, from 4-13 October 2017. The workshop will provide a learning forum for researchers in advanced bioinformatic analysis of various genomic data sets. Designed to ‘train the trainers’, this workshop aims at expanding the continental network of NARS researchers with strengthened capacity for application of bioinformatics.

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Call for abstracts: 4th International Conference on Rabies in West Africa

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Afrique One-ASPIRE fellows involved in the Thematic Training Programme on Rabies control and elimination are invited submit abstracts for the 4th International Conference on Rabies in West Africa. The conference will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from the 23rd to the 28th October 2017. Topic: Multisectoral and multidisciplinary collaboration for the elimination of human rabies and control of canine rabies in Africa Deadline for abstracts submission: 15 August 2017 More information ► riwa.abidjan2017@gmail.com

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2017 CARTA POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS

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Building on its goal to secure the future and foster the career growth of its high-achieving graduates, the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA) will offer up to 5 one-year postdoctoral fellowships in 2017 for its fellows who have completed their PhD studies. Application documents should be submitted to the CARTA Program Manager (carta@aphrc.org) by 11:59 PM (Nairobi Time) on July 15, 2017.

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4th PAMCA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Institution: Laico Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Call Release Date: 16.10.2017

Call Cloture Date: 18.10.2017

Theme: From the field to the bench and back: Progress towards malaria elimination and control of other vector borne diseases

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The Innovate for Life Fund

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Call Release Date: 19.06.2017

Call Cloture Date: 31.07.2017

The Innovate for Life Fund will tackle Africa’s most daunting health challenges by supporting local entrepreneurs and investing in companies that develop innovative, home-grown solutions. The Innovate for Life Fund aims to invest in African health entrepreneurs to create home-grown health solutions for the African market.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: NEW TOOLS FOR VECTOR CONTROL IN MALARIA

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Call Release Date: 12.06.2017

Call Cloture Date: 17.08.2017

Unitaid is pleased to announce a new Call for Proposals under the broader area for intervention: accelerating the adoption of innovative vector control tools. This Call is focused on late-stage product development for new vector control tools in malaria, however tools that can address additional vector-borne diseases beyond malaria are of particular interest.

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Stars in Global Health – Round 9

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Call Release Date: 12.06.2017

Call Cloture Date: 03.08.2017

Through the Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Request for Proposals, Grand Challenges Canada seeks bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health are addressed in low- and middle-income countries.

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‘BootCamp’ workshop

Institution: Ouagadougou,Burkina Faso

Call Release Date: 12.10.2017

Call Cloture Date: 14.10.2017

The Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute and Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé will hold a three-day (Oct 12 – 14) proposal development ‘BootCamp’ workshop in Ouagadougou.,Burkina Faso

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Science Communication Workshop, 7-8 September 2017, New Delhi

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The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance is pleased to announce its 16th Science Communication Workshop that will be held in New Delhi on 7-8 September 2017. The Workshop will provide an interactive platform for young researchers to discuss with their peers and mentors various issues pertaining to science communication and career advancement. Deadline for submitting the online application is 12 June 2017, 5:00 PM IST

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Call for IDeAL PhD studentships

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The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is one of the leading health research programmes in Africa. The Programme has a strong commitment to developing African research capacity. Several fully funded PhD studentship positions commencing in September 2017 are available at our Kilifi and Nairobi sites. The studentships will provide an opportunity for recipients to carry out their PhD studies within a high quality research environment under the supervision and mentorship of internationally renowned researchers. The deadline for applications is 14th […]

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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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Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) Fellowships – 2017/2018

Institution: Nairobi, Kenya

Call Release Date: 01.07.2017

Call Cloture Date: 31.07.2018

The purpose of the ABCF fellowship program is to develop capacity for agricultural biosciences research in Africa, to support research for development projects that ultimately contribute towards increasing food and nutritional security and/or food safety in Africa, and to facilitate access to the BecA-ILRI Hub facilities by African researchers (and their partners).  Closing date for applications: Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis until 30th June 2018.

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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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The Keystone Global Health Travel Awards

Institution: Washington, DC

Call Release Date: 04.10.2017

Call Cloture Date: 08.10.2017

The Keystone conference brings together investigators of maternal and foetal factors that shape pregnancy outcomes by exploring how these systems work together or are at odds.  A shared session with the Grand Challenges meeting will be announced, providing participants of both meetings opportunities to network and collaborate.

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Call for Abstract

Institution: Nairobi, Kenya

Call Release Date: 03.04.2017

Call Cloture Date: 01.08.2017

The Medical and Veterinary Virus Research Symposium (MVVR) Organising Committee is pleased to announce its call for submission of oral and poster abstracts to be considered for presentation at its conference in Nairobi, October 26th – 27th, 2017. This years’ theme is ‘One health – Accelarating Virus Research in East Africa’.

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