Two videos emerge from the SEmalvac project05 October 2015

Media coverage in the form of two videos on YouTube dealing with Japanese efforts in the war against malaria in Burkina Faso have been produced under the SEmalvac project, which is supported by the Japanese Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT).  The European Vaccine Initiatite, the Centre national de recherche et de formation sur le paludisme (CNRFP) and Osaka University are grateful to GHIT for its financial support.

EURIPRED: Call for application for Free Services02 October 2015

The European Research Infrastructures for Poverty Related Diseases (EURIPRED) has issued the following call:

5th call for application for free services.  List of reagents extended

Deadline: 31 October 2015

EURIPRED services

EDCTP has opening for top executive position02 October 2015

The European and Developing Countries' Clincial Trials partnership (EDCTP) is currently seeking a Director of South-South Cooperation and Head of Africa Office.

Deadline for applications 21 December 2015

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TRANSVAC project continues to produce results25 September 2015

Two years after the completion of the European Commission funded, EVI co-ordinated TRANSVAC project, results are still emerging, such as the recent article in PLOS neglected tropical diseases: Deep Sequencing Analysis of the Ixodes ricinus Haemocytome

Call for EC Funded Commissioned Research17 September 2015

Commissioned research for European Small and Medium size Enterprises (SME) and Public Health Organizations.

The ADITEC project is looking to support SMEs and public health organizations from within or outside the ADITEC consortium in vaccine development work that will result in public health benefit.  We are actively seeking research proposals clearly aimed at vaccine development, where specific support can be requested in the areas listed below.  These services are offered by current ADITEC consortium partners and are available free of charge to the requesting SME or public health organization, upon approval of the proposal.

Deadline: 30 October 2015 5:00 p.m. CET

EVI welcomes a new team member02 September 2015

A warm welcome is extended to EVI's new Project Manager, Oliver Schraidt who commenced duties on 1 September 2015.

MVVC/MVVC 2 collaborator receives ASTMH 2015 Annual Meeting Travel Award13 August 2015

Muhammed Afolabi (MRC Gambia) received an ASTMH 2015 Annual Meeting Travel Award that is supported in part by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

WHO-CC Vaccine Pharmacovigilance Fellowship 7th-18th September06 August 2015

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Advocacy and Training in Pharmacovigilance is delighted to announce to you its maiden Vaccine Pharmacovigilance Fellowship Programme.  Deadline for registration is 21st August 2015.  For enquiries kindly contact us at training [at] who-pvafrica [dot] org

First Malaria vaccine with positive scientific opinion from the European Medicines Agency (EMA)24 July 2015

EVI congratulates GlaxoSmithKline and PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative (MVI) on their resounding success on the development of MosquirixTM, also known as RTS,S, for use in children aged six weeks to 17 months. 

New EDCTP Executive Director from January 201616 July 2015

Dr. Michael Makanga will replace Professor Charles Mgone as Eecutive Director of The European & Developing Countries' Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) in January 2016.

Dr. Makanga comes from a position as Head of EDCTP Africa Office in Cape Town, which he has held since 2008.

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