Presentation on theme: "EDCTP Consensus Meeting 27-28 September 2010 Diana Dunstan GA Member, UK."— Presentation transcript:
EDCTP Consensus Meeting 27-28 September 2010 Diana Dunstan GA Member, UK
Underlying Principles Reflection of EDCTP objectives and values Equitable partnership between Europe and Africa EU Member States commitment and collaboration Effective and efficient operation High quality clinical science and adherence to best standards of GCP
Governance EEIG GA by analogy with a company Board responsible for EDCTP GA African participation – optimal arrangements? GA Full/Associate membership for EU Member States - definitions needed to include liability issues - EC participation as Member ? Executive Board Defined delegated powers from GA
Developing Country Co- ordinating Committee (DCCC) Transform to be structured and mandated representation from participating African countries Possible transition over time to Africa “EEIG” Care needed not to lose the direct links with the scientific communities in Africa
Scientific Advisory Board/Partnership Board Focus on research priorities including capacity needs and scientific links to third parties. Needs to reflect breadth of EDCTP remit. Membership – how large ? Who - European scientists, African scientists, industry, others ?
Secretariat Accountable through Executive Director to GA Presence in Africa and Europe? Size and quality? Links/collaboration with MS resources which could supplement the core EDCTP team?
Partnerships Non-EU public funders – NIH, CIHR, etc Charities – BMGF, Wellcome Trust, UNITAID, MSF etc Industry – project agreed links with EFPIA and equivalent SME organisation? Agreements – case by case? - MoUs?