Daily updates

The Forum’s daily updates are a summary of the main activities, presentations and discussions for each day of the Forum.

The daily updates will be published on the Forum website and sent to the daily updates’ subscribers by email.

Sunday 6 November 2016

EDCTP has held seven previous forums but the eighth is the first that has been opened by a President. This is seen both as an indication of the level of commitment of the Zambian Government to health research and as increasing recognition of the importance of EDCTP’s work against the infectious diseases that still hold back development across Africa.
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Monday 7 November 2016

The presentation of an award to a distinguished African researcher marked the end of the second day of proceedings in Lusaka during the Eighth Forum of the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP). Read more

Tuesday 8 November 2016

Infectious diseases under the spotlight at today’s EDCTP Forum in Lusaka included an old enemy (malaria), some less familiar infections (the group of so-called neglected infectious diseases) and a deadly newcomer (Ebola Virus Disease). Read more