Update: Ebola situation report

From WHO website: New measures to overcome challenges in the response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are having a positive impact, although the outbreak remains dangerous and unpredictable, the United Nations Department of ... Read more

Launching the CHAIN Network

The Childhood Acute Illness & Nutrition (CHAIN) Network brings together a network of clinical scientists to build the evidence base to help undernourished children survive, thrive and grow during and after an acute illness. Read more

Grant opportunity - Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services

From the web (GCGH): Immunization represents one of public health's most valuable and cost-effective interventions, and delivers positive health, social, and economic benefits. Globally, an estimated 2-3 million child deaths and 600,000 adult deaths are prevented by vaccination on an ... Read more

EDCTP Application Call for Career Development Fellowships

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to support early to mid-career researchers (“fellows”) by providing them an opportunity to train and develop their clinical research skills. The objectives are to promote retention of postdoctoral researchers and postgraduate medical ... Read more


Human Infection Studies

Funding opportunity for vaccine development: Wellcome Trust

by Cecilia Chui

  Wellcome Trust’s funding call for Human Infection Studies for Vaccine Development is now open.  This scheme supports teams of researchers working in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) which ...