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A police commissioner in Lagos, Nigeria talks to bus passengers about the spread of COVID-19, before more restrictive measures were placed on the city this week. Credit: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty
  • 06.04.2020
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How poorer countries are scrambling to prevent a coronavirus disaster

Snapshots from four nations struggling to limit deaths faster than the United States and other wealthy countries.
Leading House for Latin America
  • 03.04.2020
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Seed Money and Mobility Grants

To strengthen the scientific exchange between researchers from Swiss and Latin American institutions
Brief: Guidelines to conflict sensitive research
  • 01.04.2020
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Two new videos showcasing Guidelines to conflict sensitive research

Watch the two new video showcasing Guidelines to conflict sensitive research developed jointly with swisspeace.
COVID-19 free online course
  • 25.03.2020
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A free 3-week online course on COVID-19 and its implications

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering a free 3-week online course on COVID-19 and its implications.
Jahresbericht 2029
  • 25.03.2020
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Annual Report 2019

Many activities focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and were undertaken in collaboration with partner institutions.
Dr. Amadou Sall, Senegal Dakar
  • 20.03.2020
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Coronavirus 'rapid test kits' to be made in Senegal - BBC News

Rapid test kits that scientists say will diagnose coronavirus within 10 minutes are being developed in a laboratory in Senegal's capital, Dakar.
R. Geigy Stiftung
  • 19.03.2020
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11th Rudolf Geigy Award 2020

The Award will be conferred to young researchers, scientists and public/global health specialists who have distinguished themselves with excellent work in the areas of neglected diseases or public/global health and whose scientific career is not yet fully developed.
Globalster Call 2020
  • 17.03.2020
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Globalstars Call for Proposals

India and Switzerland, together with five other countires have announced the Globalstars call for joint R&D projects within the scope: “Key Enabling Technologies for Healthcare, Agriculture and Water”.
SFIAR-Award 2015
  • 10.03.2020
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SFIAR Award 2020

The Swiss Forum for International Agricultural Research (SFIAR) offers an annual Award for graduates and scientists of a Swiss institution who work in agricultural research for development.

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