Invitation to the EDCTP Knowledge Hub Webinar – Feb 25

The EDCTP Knowledge Hub: How to produce a high-quality health research protocol

Thursday, 25 February 2021 | 12:30-14:00 CET

Following the successful webinar on data management and data sharing, EDCTP and The Global Health Network invite you to join the second live webinar focusing on the tools and guidance available in the Protocol Development Toolkit on the EDCTP Knowledge Hub, to support the development of high-quality health research protocols.

We encourage all EDCTP grantees to join us for this webinar, which is an open event and will be particularly relevant to researchers involved in clinical trials in low-resource settings from both the public and private sector, data managers, development partners, other funders, and public health experts.

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  • Hannah Akuffo, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
  • Christian Burri, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH)


  • Samuel Driver, The Global Health Network
  • Pontiano Kaleebu, Director MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit and coordinator of EACCR
  • Trudie Lang, Head of The Global Health Network (TGHN) and Senior Research Scientist in Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford
  • Michael Makanga, Executive Director, EDCTP
  • Johanna Roth, Project Officer, EDCTP
  • Agnès Saint-Raymond, Head of International Affairs, European Medicines Agency
  • Oscar Tapera, Director of SADTAP Health Research Institute, Zimbabwe


12:30 – 12:35 Welcome and introduction from the chair(s)
Hannah Akuffo, Sida and Christian Burry, Swiss TPH

12:35 – 12:35 Introduction to EDCTP
Johanna Roth, EDCTP

12:45 – 13:00 Introduction to The Global Health Network and the EDCTP Knowledge Hub; demo of the protocol development toolkit
Trudie Lang, TGHN
Samuel Driver, TGHN

13:00 – 13:25 Feedback from panel
Oscar Tapera, SADTAP Health Research Institute, Agnès Saint-Raymond, EMA, and Pontiano Kaleebu, MRC/UVRI, LSHTM Uganda Research Unit, and EACCR coordinator

13:25 – 13:55 Q&A session

13:55 – 14:00 Closing remarks
Michael Makanga, EDCTP