From 2003 at the forefront of supporting Sub-Saharan Africa’s response to poverty-related infectious diseases, EDCTP plays a key role also in the African response to Covid-19

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is a public-public partnership between countries in Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, supported by the European Union, which since 2003 has been accelerating the clinical development of new or improved medicines for the identification, treatment and prevention of poverty-related infectious diseases, is also at the forefront of […]

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Response to Covid-19 in Africa

The impact of Covid-19 in Africa is a ticking bomb on which the European Union (EDCTP) intervenes by supporting research projects. In response to this, a consortium of African and European universities and research institutes developed the ITAIL-COVID-19 project, aimed at implementation of novel and integrated laboratory testing approaches as a strategy against the spread […]

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A European-African partnership aimed at improving the ethics and regulatory capacity of clinical research in Central African countries has successfully proposed its project (AfriHetique) to the European Commission (EDCTP). The partnership is coordinated by CANTAM, the Network of Excellence in clinical research for Central African region, lead by Prof. Francine Ntoumi.

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