UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)
European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) phase II
Project Data Last Updated: 08/01/2020
IATI Identifier: GB-GOV-10-EDCTP2
The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) funds outstanding global health research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The NIHR provided funding to the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) which aims to support collaborative research that accelerates the clinical development of new or improved interventions to prevent or treat poverty related diseases as well as emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases affecting sub-Saharan Africa. The NIHR has supported research calls as part of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 workplans, in addition to programme management activities associated with enhancing the wider programme.Objectives
1) Increase the number of new or improved medical interventions for poverty-related diseases (PRDs), including neglected ones; 2) Strengthen cooperation with sub-Saharan African countries, in particular on building their capacity for conducting clinical trials in compliance with fundamental ethical principles and relevant national, EU and international legislation; 3) Better coordinate, align and, where appropriate, integrate relevant national programmes to increase the cost-effectiveness of European public investments; 4) Extend international cooperation with other public and private partners to ensure that the impact of all research is maximised and that synergies can be taken into consideration and to achieve leveraging of resources and investments; 5) Increase impact due to effective cooperation with relevant EU initiatives, including its development assistance.
Sectors groups as a percentage of country budgets according to the Development Assistance Committee's classifications.
A comparison of forecast spend and the total amount of money spent on the project to date.