Mbigha Celes won the Global Minds grant for a 4 years Ph.D. at the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium, in collaboration with the Molecular and Cell Biology laboratory for 2021 -2024 (100,000 Euros). The grant is destined for the identification, quantification and characterization of aedes mosquito-transmitted viruses in Cameroon.
Mr. Shintouo Cabirou won the African Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD) grant for 2021 (29,000 Euros). This grant is destined for the Development of a dipstick test for assessment of the elimination of human onchocerciasis in zones under long term mass drug administration with Ivermectin.
Dr. Shey Robert won an African network for neglected tropical diseases (ARNTD) grant for 2021 (25,000 Euros). This grant is destined for the rational design of sensitive and specific antigen capture immunodiagnostic test for onchocerciasis. The project is expected to deliver novel tools for better management of onchocerciasis in poor settings.
This is a Collaborative grant for research and development awarded to the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) and University of Buea (Cameroon) by the Académie des Recherche et d’Enseigement Supérieur (Wallonie Bruxelles) – Commission de la Coopération au Dévelopment (ARES-CCD). Emptying Plasmodium reservoirs to accelerate Malaria elimination in high transmission settings: case study in Cameroon: …