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EDCTP invites nominations for its 2020 Prizes

The EDCTP Association intends to award four prestigious international prizes dedicated to the promotion of scientific research, improved health and Africa-European collaboration.
These prizes are presented to outstanding individuals and research teams, especially from sub-Saharan Africa and Europe, and are awarded at a prize-giving ceremony at the biennial EDCTP Forum. The Tenth EDCTP Forum will take place in Maputo, Mozambique, from 17-20 October 2021.
The four prestigious prizes are:
• Scientific Leadership Prize Awarded to excellent world-class scientists in sub-Saharan Africa up to 50 years of age working on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected infectious diseases (NIDS) in the scope of the EDCTP2 programme. The prize consists of a recognition trophy and a cash prize of €10,000.
• Outstanding Female Scientist Prize Awarded to excellent world-class female scientists in sub-Saharan Africa and working in the remit of the EDCTP2 programme. This prize consists of a recognition trophy and a cash prize of €20,000.
• Outstanding Research Team Prize Awarded to outstanding research teams in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe working on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and neglected infectious diseases (NIDS) in the scope of the EDCTP2 programme. This consists of a recognition trophy and a cash prize of €50,000.
• Dr Pascoal Mocumbi Prize
This prize is in special recognition of the significant contribution made by Dr Pascoal Mocumbi, the first High Representative of the EDCTP Association. It is to be awarded to senior scientists, policy-makers or advocates for health and research, from anywhere in the world. This consists of a recognition trophy and a cash prize of €50,000.
Nominations must be submitted via prizes@edctp.org by Thursday 29 October 2020 at 17:00 CET.
For more details, visit link below; https://www.edctp.org/.../EDCTP-Prizes-2020-contest...
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