On the 30th of June 2017, the French Ministry of Higher Education and research and Aviesan (French National Alliance for Life Sciences and Health) organized an EDCTP information day at the Ministry in Paris.read more
Call for Proposal: Go back Targeting control and elimination of NIDs through clinical trialsread more
Call for Proposals: Targeting control and elimination of NIDs through product-focused implementation research
Status: Active Type of action: Research and Innovation Action (RIA) Call budget: €11.2 M Funding level: Up to 100% of eligible costs Open date: 4 July 2017, 17:00 Close date: 2 November 2017, 17:00 Scope: The EDCTP has an open call for proposals targeting control and...read more
Seventh International Course on African Trypanosomiasisread more
34th General Conference of the International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control (ISCTRC)
34th General Conference of the International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control (ISCTRC)read more
Human African Trypanosomiasis passive case detection trainings in Côte d’Ivoire and Guinearead more
Media communique: Diagnostic Tools for Human African Trypanosomiasis in Côte d’Ivoire and Guinean TV
Two news items highlighting our project, one featured in the press at Côte d’Ivoire as well as a link to the Guinean TV news about the training sessions that took place in these two countries for 2 weeks during March, 2017.read more
The 10th European Congress on Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH) will be held in Antwerp, Belgium as from October 16th to 20th, 2017.
ECTMIH will bring together scientists and experts from Europe and from all over the world, including many delegates from low and middle income countries. This biennial event will be patronised by FESTMIH, the Federation of European Societies of Tropical Medicine and International Health.
After several months of preparation, field activities for DiTECT-HAT-WP4 are starting up. In the second half of February, Veerle Lejon (project coordinator) and Philippe Büscher (in charge of the quality and training) will train the medical staff at the hospital of Masi Manimba in DR Congo.read more
The EDCTP-funded DiTECT-HAT project is evaluating new diagnostic tools for Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as sleeping sickness. HAT is a neglected infectious disease affecting rural populations in sub-Saharan Africa. Started in February 2016, the DiTECT-HAT project is the first grant funded under EDCTP on a neglected infectious disease.read more