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Application Deadline: June 13th, 2020. Eligibility: All young people in Africa above the age of 14 years who identifies themselves as Youths can participate. Background of UNICEF COVID-19 African Challenge COVID-19 has hit the world hard in an unprecedented manner. Amid other hard realities, misinformation and fake news worsens our …

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International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) Research Grants 2020

ISID Research Grants

Application Deadline: June 21, 2020 Background of International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID) Research Grants ISID’s research grants are one of the Society’s signature programs and are instrumental in fulfilling ISID’s commitment to funding researchers from countries which bear the greatest burden of infectious disease. To date over 175 grants …

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COVID-19 Elrha Funding for Research Proposals to support Response in Humanitarian Settings.


Application Deadline: 4th May 2020 Background of COVID-19 Elrha Funding Elrha is making an urgent call for research proposals to support the COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings. The aim of this call is to fund public health research that will produce robust findings that can contribute to the effectiveness of the current humanitarian response and increase the …

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COVID-19 Diagnostics and Testing: FutureLearn Free Online Course


Course Developers: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics & African Society for Laboratory Medicine. Timeline: 3 weeks. Course Type: Online Free Certificate Course. Aim: To equip all medical and healthcare professionals with the latest recommendations on COVID-19 diagnostics and testing, and how to improve …

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WHO Online Course: COVID-19; Preparedness and Response.


Course Developer: WHO. Course duration: 3 hours.  Aim: In order to assist UN country teams in scaling up country preparedness and response to COVID-19. Course Overview This course is a learning package that introduces the context of the need for a coordinated global response plan to the COVID-19 outbreak. This course …

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