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Global Health EDCTP3 exchange meeting

For Belgian and sub-Saharan African stakeholders

05 dec 202215:00 - 17:00

Afbeelding 1/1 : EDCTP logo

Together with the Flemish Ministry of Research, Innovation and Economy, we are pleased to announce an online exchange meeting on the third EDCTP programme the Global Health (GH) EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking (JU).


15:00 - 15:10

Welcome and introduction by BE delegation of EDCTP Association

15:10 - 15:40

Part 1: The Global Health EDCTP3 partnership: a new partnership, a new research agenda.
Jointly presented by

  • European Commission - Elmar Nimmesgern, interim Executive Director GH EDCTP3 Joint Undertaking
  • EDCTP Association, Africa Office – Tom Nyirenda, Strategic Partnerships and Capacity Development Manager
  • EDCTP Association, Africa Office – Michelle Singh, Project Officer
  • EDCTP Association, The Hague Office – Lara Pandya, Senior Strategic Partnership Officer

15:40 - 16:20

Part 2: Sharing Perspectives of EDCTP3 participating states: Mozambique, DR Congo, Rwanda, Belgium.
Presented by

  • Ilesh Jani, Ministério da Saude, delegate Mozambique EDCTP Association
  • Placide Mbala-Kingebeni, Institut National de la Recherche Biomédicale & Ministère de la Santé Publique, Hygiène et Prévention, delegate DR Congo EDCTP Association
  • Jean Claude Semuto Ngabonziza, Rwanda Biomedical Centre, technical advisor delegation Rwanda EDCTP Association
  • Kathleen D’Hondt, Flanders Department Economy, Science and Innovation, delegate Belgium EDCTP Association.

16:20 - 17:00

Part 3: Discussion - Q&A
‘Aligning 36 EU-AU participating countries around a common Strategic Research Agenda in Global Health: opportunities & challenges.

​Participants are requested to share their comments and questions on EDCTP3 in advance during registration or via email to Received responses will be considered jointly by the organizers, the Commission and the Association to identify major themes that will be addressed in the presentations and in the discussion.