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ReAct Africa and South Centre Annual Conference

ReAct Africa and South Centre with the support of ICARS and Wellcome Trust hosted the annual conference physically in Lusaka, Zambia and virtually on zoom from 25th -27th July 2022.

Theme: Africa’s response to Antimicrobial Resistance: Accelerating One Health National Action Plans implementation for the next 5 years.



CARB-X to Fund New Vaccines, Antibiotics, & Rapid Diagnostics to Address Deadliest Resistant Bacteria

CARB-X announced today new funding rounds for vaccines, antibiotics and rapid diagnostics that address the deadliest resistant bacteria, neonatal sepsis, and gonorrhea. These products are vital to fill major gaps in the global pipeline.

CARB-X has awarded millions to each of its supported projects. They hope to reach a global audience with this news, so they can attract the most promising solutions. The first deadline is October 31, 2022 with two more in 2023.

Apply for funding here!



South Centre Financial Support for civil society advocacy during World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) 2022

The South Centre invites applications from the members of the Antibiotic Resistance Coalition (ARC), civil society organizations or research institutions from developing countries for limited financial funding (maximin 2000 USD per campaign) to design and launch campaigns or support continuing advocacy efforts in the lead to the World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022.

To apply for funding, please complete the application form below and send it to Ms. Caroline Ngome Eneme @ by 17 October 2022.  In case you need more space to provide information on your project please attach it in a separate document.  Any questions about this call can also be sent to this email address.

Please note that the funding is only available for civil society organizations based in developing countries.

The selection result will be informed by 24 October 2022.

Apply here!


ReAct Africa and South Centre Annual Conference

Since 2016, ReAct Africa has hosted its regional AMR conference on an annual basis. More recently, since 2018, the forum has been co-hosted with South Centre, and has successfully brought together key stakeholders from different countries and sectors to share experiences and best practices in the development and implementation of the National Action Plans on AMR.

This year, the forum reconvenes in Lusaka, Zambia from 14th to 16th August and promises to provide a richer and worthwhile experience.

Mark your calendars and keep a look out for notifications on the ReAct Africa & South Centre 2023 Conference details.