About this initiative


This initiative aims to increase health security in sub-Saharan Africa and Europe, building on the current partnership between the EU, its Member States and sub-Saharan countries.
It will speed up the development of effective, safe, accessible and affordable health technologies and health system interventions for infectious diseases, together with African partners and international funders.

Research and innovation


Feedback: open

Inception impact assessment
More about roadmaps.

Feedback period
30 July 2019 - 27 August 2019 (midnight Brussels time)

The Commission would like to hear your views.

Roadmaps are open for feedback for 4 weeks. Feedback will be taken into account for further development and fine tuning of the initiative. The Commission will summarise the input received in a synopsis report explaining how the input will be taken on board and, if applicable, why certain suggestions can't be taken up. Feedback received will be published on this site and therefore must adhere to the feedback rules.

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Feedback (6)

  • Anonymous (Spain)
    16 August 2019 Academic/research institution
    Anonymous (Spain)

    A "One Health" approach is compulsory for this kind of actions. Many of the infectious diseases are transmitted from animal to man, and epidemiology, disease burden and drug resistance in animals will directly impact the human health. Studies on morbidity, additionally that on mortality, are extremely important in this context, since morbidity means chronic sick people, costing and not 100% producing, thus burdening third countries development...

  • Anonymous (Netherlands)
    15 August 2019 Academic/research institution
    Anonymous (Netherlands)

    The 'Inception Impact Assessment' document is a clear condensed summary of how to go further with EU-African Global Health partnerships. However, one major item I am missing is Education! Although in the 'Context' session the "Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs to strengthen the EU’s partnership with Africa by investing in people, education, science, technology and skills development, and unlocking the potential offered...

  • Naturality Research & Development SL (France)
    14 August 2019 Company/business organisation
    Naturality Research & Development SL (France)

    My company have tried (unsuccessfully) to be a partner for the EDCTP calls in 2018 and I have the list of the open calls for 2019. It is difficult to build up a consortium or to make technology offers to other identified players if you are not a stakeholder. I suggest that the EDCTP calls should be managed as H2020 "classical" calls as NMBP for example. Any interested partner should have the possibility to meet with other players minimum 6...

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Third quarter 2019

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