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WHO consultancy: Create online e-learning on antimicrobial stewardship

Dear All, WHO today published a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a consultant to develop an online e-learning course on antimicrobial stewardship! There is a mention of the request on the WHO AMR homepage (link) which in turn takes you to the extended details in this Terms of Reference document (link). In brief, the project

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Two job openings in Geneva: Establishing global governance for IACG’s recommendations

Dear All, WHO is seeking two consultants to work for 6-12 months in Geneva. The consultants would provide strategic support and technical facilitation forestablishment of the global governance structures recommended by the UN Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG, link). The work would be in close consultation with the Tripartite Organizations and other UN and

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Six-month consultancy with WHO to support antibiotic stewardship

Dear All, Wow, a news-heavy day … at least two more newsletters this weekend, I think. See below my signature a posting for a 6-month consultancy in Geneva with WHO to support the antimicrobial stewardship activities of the WHO’s Department of Global Coordination and Partnership on Antimicrobial Resistance. Deadline is 10 July 2020 for applications.

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Wellcome Trust RFP: Landscape Report on Early antibiotic development

Dear All, The Wellcome Trust Drug-Resistant Infections team wants to understand what researchers in academia and SMEs need to enable them to be better able to make progress with their early antibiotic discovery projects. Although some programs are now in place (e.g., the accelerator support provided by CARB-X), what are the remaining barriers?  To help

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AMR Action Fund ($1b for P2-3) seeks Scientific Advisory Board

Dear All, I’ve previously written about the AMR Action Fund (9 Jul 2020 newsletter), a $1b fund created by 20+ global pharma with the intertwined goals of (i) bringing 2-4 new antibacterial antibiotics through Phase 2-3 and approval by 2030 and (ii) creating market conditions that enable sustainable investment in antibiotics. While we know that the

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Full-time in Singapore! Director Drug-Resistant Infections Clinical Research Network

COVID-related heads-up: FDA has announced that VRBPAC (Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee) will meet on 10 Dec 2020 to discuss the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19. Go here for details.   Dear All, There’s a serious job opportunity in Singapore: The National University of Singapore seeks a full-time Director for

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Major job opportunity: Director, BARDA Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures (DRIVe). Deadline 7 Dec 2019

Dear All: BARDA’s Division for Research, Innovation and Ventures (DRIVe) was established earlier this year with a mission to develop countermeasures to protect Americans from natural and intentional health security threats.  BARDA now seeks a permanent director for the Division. The job description for this role is that the Director will: Use vision and strategic and scientific leadership

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WHO Consultancy to support the IACG: 20 Dec 2019 deadline

Dear All: The UN Interagency Coordination on AMR Secretariat, hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO), is looking for a consultant to support the delivery of the work of the ad hoc Interagency Coordination Group on Antimicrobial Resistance (IACG). As context, IACG’s mandate is to provide practical guidance for approaches needed to ensure sustained effective global action to address

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