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Conference on Global Health in Bergen 2-3 April

Global Health Norway organizes the conference with title "Competence building for impact – time for revolution" in Bergen 2-3 April. Register now!

Launch of international call on Climate, Environment and Health

Belmont Forum has launched a call for transdisciplinary research on the pathways between climate, environment and health. The Research Council of Norway is participating in this call.

Results from the February 2018 call for proposals to GLOBVAC

The GLOBVAC Programme Board had their meeting 14-15 November where they decided on funding. Seven proposals were approved for funding.

CEPI presentations available

Did you miss the seminar with CEPI held in September? You can see all the presentations here.

EDCTP Launches €2.25M Emergency Funding for Ebola in DRC

EDCTP invites proposals for Research & Innovation Actions to support research activities in DRC and neighbouring countries to manage and/or prevent the spread of the current EVD outbreak in DRC. Deadline is 10th September.

Engage with CEPI - follow live streaming

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.

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.

Breakfast seminar: EDCTP and H2020

Interested in large clinical trials and need funding? GLOBVAC and EDCTP arranged a breakfast seminar on international funding opportunities for clinical trials in Sub-Saharan Africa 5th September.

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.

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.

Funding opportunities for global health researchers in Horizon 2020


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.

Revised Work programme GLOBVAC

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

EU and CEPI calls for proposals


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Does prolonged malaria treatment save lives?

A large multinational project seeks to find out whether malaria treatment will improve the health of children with anaemia after discharge from hospital. The researchers will also study whether this could be a simple, cost-effective method to prevent disease, readmission to hospital and even death.

57 million NOK for innovation to combat poverty

Four innovation projects aiming to combat poverty in developing countries have been granted funding.

The GLOBVAC conference 2017

The 10th Conference on Global Health and Vaccination Research took place in Trondheim 14-15 March 2017.

GLOBVAC received 22 applications for symposia as part of the 2017 conference


Call for poster abstracts

Researchers, health practitioners and in particular students are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations at the GLOBVAC conference 2017.

Invitation to organize symposia/workshops - The 10th GLOBVAC Conference

The Global Health and Vaccination Research (GLOBVAC) conference programme committee invites researchers to send in applications for symposia/workshops as part of the conference. Deadline for applications is 15th September 2016.

New policy for researcher recruitment to increase interaction and international mobility

The Research Council of Norway has drawn up a new policy for recruitment to the research sector. The policy is designed to increase interaction between academia and working life, and make it easier for young researchers to gain international experience.

Videos and presentations from information meeting on Visjon2030

The Research Council is launching a call for innovation projects and formative dialogue research aiming to help combat poverty. Here are the presentations from the meeting on June 21st.

New funding mechanism to help combat poverty

Through the new funding mechanism Visjon2030 there will be a call for innovation projects in education and health aiming to help combat poverty, and a call on formative dialogue reseach to follow the innovation projects from start to end. Welcome to an information meeting 21 June.

Abstract submission for the Eighth EDCTP Forum