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Engage with CEPI

Have you heard about the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), but you don't know what they really do and if it is relevant for you? Join GLOBVAC, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) and CEPI for a seminar where you will learn about the scope, identified research gaps and progress so far.
Date: 05.07.2018

New EDCTP calls out now!

The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trails Partnership (EDCTP) awards funding to collaborative clinical research projects conducted in sub-Saharan Africa on poverty-related infectious diseases, based on open, competitive and independently reviewed calls for proposals.
Date: 05.07.2018

Funding opportunities in the EDCTP

Interested in large clinical trials and need funding? GLOBVAC invites you to a seminar on funding in the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trails Partnership (EDCTP).
Date: 04.07.2018

59 GLOBVAC applications received for the February deadline

67 million NOK was available for projects within all thematic areas of the GLOBVAC work plan. The call encouraged research that sheds light on the transition from the MDGs to the SDGs.
Date: 02.07.2018

New courses give you a leg up when applying to Horizon 2020

The Research Council of Norway offers several free courses on Horizon 2020 at both beginners and advanced level. Whether you are working on a project proposal for Horizon 2020 or you are in the operating phase of your Horizon 2020 project, the courses will provide many useful tips and practical advice on what the EU is looking for.
Date: 16.04.2018

New GLOBVAC call launched

67 million NOK is available for projects within all thematic areas of GLOBVAC. The call encourages research that sheds light on the transition from the MDGs to the SDGs. The deadline is February 14th 2018.
Date: 07.11.2017

Revised Work programme GLOBVAC

The revised Work programme for GLOBVAC is now available. It covers the period 2017-2020.
Date: 03.11.2017

Call for PhD courses in register-based research on Health and Welfare

The NORDFORSK-call is to support Nordic Graduate Education Courses within register-based research on health and welfare.
Date: 28.03.2017

Can incomplete abortion be treated more safely and less expensively?

Incomplete abortion is one of the main causes of obstetric complications in Malawi. Surgical management with curettage is the most common treatment, despite WHO’s recommendation to use manual vacuum aspiration (MVA). Researchers are looking to see whether training health personnel in MVA can increase the use of this method.
Date: 21.03.2017

GLOBVAC- Cuts in original funding plans

Friday's press release from the government about additional funding to GLOBVAC for NOK 35 million per year for three years, in total NOK 105 million, is a follow up of Norad's advice to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Date: 29.06.2017

Scholarships for young scientists to attend the Eighth EDCTP Forum in Lusaka

The Eighth EDCTP Forum took place in Lusaka, Zambia on 6-9 November 2016. The EDCTP (European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) aims to accelerate the development of new or improved drugs, vaccines, microbicides and diagnostics against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as well as other poverty-related infectious diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, with a focus on phase II and III clinical trials.
Date: 13.06.2017

Can simple dietary advice improve maternal and child health?

In Mangochi in Malawi, researchers have mapped local food intake and habits to arrive at simple and accessible nutrition advice for pregnant women. They are now testing how village volunteers can teach women to make small modifications to common dishes. The aim is to improve the intake and uptake of important nutrients during pregnancy, and increase the weight of both the mothers and their babies.
Date: 26.01.2017

Interested in arranging Nordic Graduate Education Courses within register-based research?

Nordforsk announces a new call within the Nordic Programme on Health and Welfare which will be launched in the beginning of February 2017. Applications for funding of Nordic PhD education courses in the area of register-based research will be invited.
Date: 02.02.2017