OBJECTIVE 1: To identify, contact and engage with relevant health-related organizations in Africa to interact and work with throughout the project, including: Research & Innovation (R&I) performers as well as the health care system, policy makers, funding agencies, private sector, civil society organizations and patients.
OBJECTIVE 2: To explore and analyse with relevant stakeholder, the potential for and advantages of collaboration in PM between Africa and Europe, identifying areas of mutual interest and added value for both regions and building sustainable links between both regions.
OBJECTIVE 3: To foster and facilitate the integration of health research funding and policy organisations from African Union (AU) countries in the ICPerMed consortium, though the participation of representatives of these organizations in workshops, conferences and related events and in ongoing collaborative funding actions such as ERA PerMed.
OBJECTIVE 4: To seek synergies and align with activities of ongoing EU-Africa research programmes and other by-regional policy actions, such as the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials partnerships (EDCTP) and the Africa-Europe Alliance for sustainable investments and jobs, as well as with international research consortiums active in Africa (GACD, GloPID-R, GAVI, IRDiRC, Global Alliance, H3Africa).
OBJECTIVE 5: To carry out capacity building and training activities addressing relevant PM issues for Africa, including the wider adoption of PM standards and taking into account the social, cultural, ethical and legal aspects of the African context.
OBJECTIVE 6: To contribute to raising awareness of PM and the benefits of a closer inter and intra-regional collaboration, in order to advance in the implementation of PM approaches, through the dissemination and communication of the project activities and results and the planification of a long-lasting strategy beyond the duration of the project.