RFA: 2019 RePORT South Africa

Request for Application
Issue date:
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2019 RePORT South Africa
US-South Africa Initiative on TB Research: RePORT South Africa (SA)
“Regional Prospective Observational Research for Tuberculosis in the Republic of South Africa”
18 December 2019
Monday, March 2, 2020

CRDF Global is accepting proposals on behalf of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) to fund a single network of multiple clinical and laboratory research sites addressing an array of TB biomedical and clinical research of importance to South Africa and abroad.

This announcement invites application(s) from South African investigators working in partnership with one or more U.S.-based investigators to submit research proposals for the establishment of the RePORT SA network, as outlined in this announcement. The aim of this RFP is to create a single network consisting of multiple clinical and laboratory research sites and a multidisciplinary team of investigators that addresses an array of TB research questions of importance to South Africa in the global context. 

This announcement will fund one application for the duration of three years that consists of the following components: 

  • A multidisciplinary research team with appropriate leadership structure that will coordinate and oversee the science of the RePORT SA Network and administrate the logistical needs of the network and its affiliated clinical research sites. 
  • Clinical research sites that will implement a network wide prospective observational cohort(s) based on the framework of the RePORT Common Protocol and associated standards.  
  • An array of research studies based on the above cohort(s) and/or clinical data and specimens collected (or previously collected) in the cohort(s). 

All proposals must be submitted electronically through CRDF Global’s Electronic Proposal Submission (EPS) website, no later than March 2nd, 2020 (23:59) U.S. Standard Time (EST). 

EPS Website Link: https://eps.crdfglobal.org/2019-RePORT-SA - Note: The website will be available on January 1st, 2020


Key Dates

  • Closing dateMarch 2nd, 2020 (23:59) U.S. Standard Time (EST).
  • Announcement of Results: March 31st, 2020
  • EPS Site will be active January 1st, 2020


Monday, March 2, 2020 - 23:59