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“Abundant” Untapped African Research Expertise

11/01/2019
Mosquito, Feeding on a Person. Credit: CDC/ James Gathany

Photo Credit: CDC/ James Gathany

The USAID co-funded Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) recently put out its third call for small grants for African researchers working to fight NTDs.

This call was advertised by word-of-mouth, social media, email, web and through other platforms. The Coalition, working in partnership with the Ghana-based African Research Network for NTDs, received an incredible 300%+ increase in applications over last year’s submission.

This truly is a promising reminder of the abundant, untapped expertise on the African continent. Read more at NTDSupport.org