Part-time consultancy at WHO to assist with TPPs for AMR products: 20 Sep 2018 deadline to apply

Dear All: In my inbox this morning is a posting from WHO of a part-time consultancy running from 15 Oct 2018 to 14 Oct 2019 to assist with TPPs for AMR products. The description is:

The purpose of the consultancy is to assist the WHO Innovation Access and Use (IAU) Unit in the development of target product profiles (TPPs) for treatments addressing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) priority pathogens. Working closely with the WHO IAU unit, and with input from technical partners, the consultant`s role will be to prepare background documentation on TPPs for AMR priority pathogens, develop and draft the TPPs and support the management of experts meetings and inputs related to the development of the TPPs following an agreed WHO methodology.

Could this be right for you? The application period ends on 20 Sep, so you’ll need to move quickly if this is of interest.

All best wishes, –jr

John H. Rex, MD | Chief Medical Officer, F2G Ltd. | Expert-in-Residence, Wellcome Trust. Follow me on Twitter: @JohnRex_NewAbx. See past newsletters and subscribe for the future:

Opportunities of interest for the AMR community

  • 20 Sep 2018 deadline: Part-time role at WHO to assist in developing TPPs for treatments addressing AMR pathogens. Details here.
  • 11 Oct 2018 deadline: Novo’s REPAIR Impact fund has re-opened for proposals during the window 4 Sep – 11 Oct. Read more and apply here.
  • 24 Oct 2018 deadline: IMI AMR Accelerator programme Pillar A within IMI Call 15: Capability-building network to manage the whole accelerator and strengthen AMR science. This is a two-stage call, with letter of intent from applicants expected on 24 Oct 2018.
  • 24 Oct 2018 deadline: IMI AMR Accelerator programme Pillar B: Tuberculosis drug development network within IMI Call 15: Tuberculosis drug development network to collaboratively progress TB compounds and validate new tools for TB drug development. This is a two-stage call, with letter of intent from applicants expected on 24 Oct 2018.
  • 24 Oct 2018 deadline: IMI Call 16: A series of individual programs where a single EFPIA partner works with a consortium to progress compounds for for TB, non-tuberculous mycobacteria, and Gram-negatives. This is a one-stage call, with full proposal from the EFPIA and applicant consortium expected on 24 Oct 2018.

Upcoming meetings of interest to the AMR community:


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