The primary objective of the GLOBVAC programme is to support high-quality research with potential for high impact that can contribute to sustainable improvements in health and health equity for poor people in low- and lower-middle income countries (LMIC).
The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is arranging the Eight EDCTP Forum in Lusaka, Zambia, from 6-9 November 2016. Submission of abstracts for the Forum is open until 24 June 2016.
The GLOBVAC-program at The Research Council of Norway has contributed financially to develop a new vaccine against the deadly rotavirus. The vaccine was recently introduced in India's Universal Immunization Program.
The Research Council's Programme for Global Health and Vaccination Research (GLOBVAC) represents a major and beneficial component of Norway’s efforts to promote global health, according to the findings of a mid-term evaluation of the programme.
This year, there will be a national conference in Bergen 20-21 April with the theme Norwegian Global Health Networks with Impact. The 10th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research (GLOBVAC conference) will take place 14-15 March 2017 in Trondheim.
Call for outlines with deadline 17 February. The VISJON2030 initiative is to contribute to poverty reduction by developing and scaling up innovative solutions that promote achievement of the new UN Sustainable Development Goals for education and health.
The GLOBVAC call for PhD applications with deadline 9 September 2015 received 14 applications. The total amount applied for was 54 million Norwegian kroner. The GLOBVAC Programme Board held their grant allocation meeting 12 January 2016.
The latest report from WHO released this week shows that TB now joins HIV as the world's most deadly infectious disease.
The planned GLOBVAC call for innovation projects, which was expected to be released this autumn with deadline in October will not be announced.
The GLOBVAC PhD scholarships call with deadline 9 September 2015 attracted 14 applications. The total amount applied for is 54 million Norwegian kroner.
The GLOBVAC Call for events support with deadline 9 September 2015 is cancelled. The Call for PhD-scholarhips will continue with reduced amount