EBOVAC2 training session, Burkina Faso 23-26 January 2018

A first EBOVAC2 training session entitled "Training of young health professionals of the Sub-Region on the methodology of research and conduct of
clinical trials" is being organized by the Centre Muraz, Inserm and Janssen from January 23 -26 2018 at the Centre Muraz
in Bobo-Dioulasso. 
The aim of the course is to strengthen the capacity of African research centres to prepare sites for the effective conduct of clinical trials.

The training modules will mainly focus on:

- Introduction to clinical trials;
- Clinical trials: ethics and regulation;
- Clinical trial Protocol;
- Socio-anthropological aspects of clinical
research in Africa;
- Key steps for clinical trial implementation;
- Clinical trial funding in West Africa.

A second training course will be organized in English for East African partners.

 IMG 3698

IMG 3705

Clinical Trial Training
7-10 November 2017 in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Fasso
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Vaccines R&D 2017
13-15 November 2017 in Washington, DC, US

66th Annual Meeting of American Society of Tropical Medecine & Hygiene
5-9 November 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, US

Scientific Colloquium on Heterologous Prime Boost Vaccination
29 September 2017 in Leuven, Belgium

3rd African Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity
16-18 August 2017 in Accra, Ghana

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science
23-26 July 2017 in Paris, France

International Summer School ISPED
Statistical analysis of big data in systems immunology
3-7 July 2017 in Bordeaux, France
More information : ispedsummerschool@gmail.com

3rd West African Sub-Regional Conference
“Post Ebola Health Challenges in West Africa”
11-13 May 2017 in Conakry, Guinea

2nd Joint EBOVAC1 & EBOVAC2 annual meeting

The second joint EBOVAC1 & EBOVAC2 annual meeting was held in Windsor on 14-16 November 2016. Over 100 participants from both consortia attended. It was the opportunity to share information on the progress and results of 2016 activities.

1st Joint EBOVAC1 & EBOVAC2 annual meeting

The first EBOVAC1 & EBOVAC2 annual meetings was held in Paris from 20th to 22th of January 2016 at Novotel Convention & Wellness, Roissy.

EBOVAC2 Kick-off meeting

The project kick-off meeting was held at the Biopark auditorium, Paris on the 12th of February 2015.

More than 50 participants attended with representatives from the whole consortium, IMI2 and invited participants.

Targeting Ebola

EBOVAC1 and EBOVAC2 presented a poster entitled “Development of a prophylactic Ebola Vaccine using and heterologous prime-boost regimen” at Targeting Ebola, Paris, 28-29 May 2015.

To view the poster, please click here

EBOVAC2 coordinator, Rodolphe Thiebaut, made a presentation concerning accelerated development of Ebola vaccines. After explaining the context and the challenges, he presented the current development pipeline of vaccine trials and the limitations of existing methodogies. He concluded by outlining perspectives for the future of Ebola vaccine development.


Rodolphe Thiébaut, Ebovac2 coordinator © Ebovac2


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  • 24 September 2018

    The 5th EBOVAC2 newsletter March 2018 is available here. This issue includes an article on the training course conducted in Burkina Faso in January 2018.

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    Clinical Trial Training - Bobo Dioulasso, BURKINA FASO, 23-26 January, 2018. For more information

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    The 4th edition of our EBOVAC2 newlsetter was released on the 21st of December 2017.

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