For the first time the Initiative 5% of Expertise France has launched a call on operational research (OR) focused entirely on TB. This presents opportunities for OR on prevention and care of TB and MDR-TB in all the 47 eligible countries. Amongst others, projects could look at scalable strategies for testing and treating active and latent TB and the use of innovative shorter regimens for MDR-TB. Total funds available are EUR 4 million, and a single project may be funded up to EUR 1 Million.
More details (in French) here :
and text of call here :
Applications are accepted until 26 October and may be written in English.
Source: TB Europe Coalition