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Winter School 2019 – Registration opens 15th July
July 11, 2018

The program for the 10th Swiss Epidemiology Winter School is published and registration will open on Sunday, 15th July 2018! Please find the course program here or on our w...
Matthew Fox joins International HIV/AIDS Journal Editorial Board


Matthew Fox, professor of epidemiology and global health and site investigator for the Themba Lethu Clinic, joined the editorial board of the Journal of the International AIDS Society as a deputy editor in May 2018. Fox is co-director of ...
Global Newsletter – June 2018
June 27, 2018

The IeDEA Global Newsletter is now online IeDEA Global Newsletter - June 2018  
EDCTP – Calls for proposals
June 11, 2018

The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) funds 11 calls this year on clinical research and research capacity in sub-Saharan Africa. The EDCTP funds clinical research 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 infect...
Article in Nature on CIPHER Global Cohort Collaboration paper
May 28, 2018

In the Nature Research News & Views section an article has been published focusing on the CIPHER (Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research) Global Cohort Collaboration paper about Inequality in outcomes for adolescents living with perinatally acquired HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more...
Post-doctoral fellowship opportunity – University of Cape Town
May 24, 2018

Call for applications: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship HIV-exposed uninfected child health outcomes - deadline 22nd June 2018 The Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research (CIDER) at the University of Cape Town School of Public Health, in partnership with the Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) is pleased to announce a c...
SSPH+ Global PhD Program in Public Health Sciences
May 23, 2018

Doctoral fellowships in public health sciences available for talented students from all over the world: first call will be launched on July 2, 2018. Continue reading
Open Call – SARECO – Swiss-African Research Cooperation
May 22, 2018

Deadline for submission: 10th June 2018

The Leading House for sub-Saharan Africa has launched a call for advanced PhD students and early postdoctoral researchers from Switzerland and sub-Saharan Africa. Applicants can apply for a visiting fellowship between 3 and 15 months and eligible costs include equipment costs, research funds and mobility stipends....
Global Newsletter – April 2018
April 19, 2018

The IeDEA Global Newsletter is now online IeDEA Global Newsletter - April 2018
The African Postdoctoral Training Initiative, a two-year postdoctoral fellowship opportunity for African researchers
April 10, 2018

The African Postdoctoral Training Initiative – a partnership of the African Academy of Sciences, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the U.S. National Institutes of Health Application process opens April 11, 2018 – Application deadline May 11, 2018 The African Academy of Sciences (AAS), the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Bill & Melinda Gates F...
SNSF professorship awarded to IeDEA-SA Researcher Gilles Wandeler
March 2, 2018

In February 2018, the Swiss National Science Foundation awarded 39 new SNSF professorships to outstanding young researchers. Gilles Wandeler from the University of Bern is one of them - Congratulations! More information about the programme can be found here...
Global Newsletter – February 2018
February 28, 2018

The IeDEA Global Newsletter is now online Global Newsletter - February 2018
2018 Controlling the HIV Epidemic Summit (Geneva, May 3-4, 2018)
February 27, 2018

The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) will host the 2018 Controlling the HIV Epidemic Summit on May 3-4, 2018, at the International Conference Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The summit partners include the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+), the Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), and the Geneva Un...
Southern African HIV Clinicians Society Conference Johannesburg 24 – 27 October 2018
February 13, 2018

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - submission deadline 6 August 2018 The Scientific Committee invites papers of high quality in HIV research relevant to the Southern Africa context. Work that introduces new research, ideas and understanding to the field is encouraged. Click here for more information and to submit
Excell Researcher and Leadership Development Programme
February 12, 2018

The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) is delighted to announce the launch of the Excell Researcher and Leadership Development Programme funded with a grant from the Robert Bosch Stiftung Application deadline: 15th March 2018 The aim of the Excell programme is to enhance research capacity in global health – by African scientists in Africa for Africa. Through this 2-y...
12th INTEREST Conference
29 May – 1 June 2018, Kigali, Rwanda
January 29, 2018

The 12th INTEREST Conference (known as the 'African CROI') will take place from 29 May - 1 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda.  The Conference brings together scientists involved in HIV treatment, pathogenesis, and prevention research in Africa to share pivotal findings, promote collaboration, and transfer experiences across sev...
Mark Wainberg Fellowship Programme: Experts in HIV service delivery – Call for applications
January 25, 2018

Application deadline 19 February 2018 The Mark Wainberg Fellowship Programme, an initiative of the IAS Educational Fund,  is aimed at contributing to improving the quality of HIV service delivery in resource-limited settings by providing two-year fellowships to five clinicians from sub-Saharan Africa, who w...
HIV drug resistance now high enough to trigger a change in first-line treatment in eastern and southern Africa
December 5, 2017

HIV drug resistance is increasing rapidly in southern and eastern Africa and Latin America and, as a result, it may soon be necessary to change the recommended first-line antiretroviral drug regimen in many countries to integrase inhibitor-based treatment, according to an analysis published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases on 30 November.