Tropical disease research


New implementation research funded in Eastern Mediterranean region

TDR news item 
27 January 2017

Eight new implementation research proposals have been selected for the Joint TDR/ World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region Small Grants Scheme. Projects are on neglected tropical diseases, malaria and tuberculosis.

New implementation research funded in Eastern Mediterranean region

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News

Capacity-building in tropical disease implementation research

14 January 2018 – Implementation research is conducted within routine systems and real-life settings, removed from the controlled settings associated with other types of scientific research. With development of the TDR...

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28 April 2017 – The journal PLOS NTD has published an article profiling the progress and challenges building research capacity in low- and middle-income countries. They highlight successes from TDR and...

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Deadline for submission: 1 August, 2016 Only applicants from the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region are eligible. The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Special Programme for Research and Training...

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In focus

14 May 2017 – Representatives from the Ministry of Health of Libya and the National Center for Disease Control paid a 2-day visit to the WHO Regional Office from 24...

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Events

Capacity-building in research methods and ethics workshop on good health research practice

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Capacity-building in tropical disease implementation research

12 March 2017 – In collaboration with Arabian Gulf University (AGU) in Manama, Bahrain and Tropical Disease Research (TDR), WHO headquarters, the Research Promotion and Development programme in the WHO...

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