GloPID-R is an international network of major research funders. Together, we coordinate a rapid research response when a pandemic or a severe epidemic strikes such as Zika in Brazil, plague in Madagascar or Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

GloPID-R is also actively involved in systemic preparedness, connecting clinical trial networks, building a framework for data sharing and improving the rapid delivery of research funding.

Preparedness

GloPID-R prepares for upcoming outbreaks by analyzing the current state of knowledge and preparedness and identifying gaps as possible areas for funding. With our international partners, we identify priority areas and create working groups, develop videos and publications, and host workshops on these topics. Together, we are preparing the response to the next epidemic.

Discover the work GloPID-R is doing in advance of the next outbreak.

Clinical Trial Networks

Creating links between clinical trial networks and addressing challenges in capacity building or trial implementation in the midst of a crisis.

Read more

Data Sharing

Building the first international framework to facilitate data sharing during public health emergencies.

Read more

Long-Term Research

Identifying scientific gaps and addressing research challenges through a Long-Term Research Agenda.

Read more

Funding

Working to improve the rapid delivery of funds to research projects when a crisis strikes.

Read more

Response

GloPID-R anticipates upcoming epidemics and responds rapidly when an outbreak is of major concern. We facilitate research at the outset of an epidemic to understand and fight emerging or re-emerging pathogens, accelerate results and develop diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics.

Discover the actions GloPID-R has taken in relation to recent outbreaks.

Chikungunya

Evaluating research gaps and making recommendations for funding.

Read more

Ebola

Aligning with WHO to coordinate rapid funding for urgent research projects.

Read more

Plague

Bringing together scientific experts provide research recommendations to 2017 plague outbreak in Madagascar.

Read more

Yellow Fever

This group focused on effectiveness of fractional dosing in 2016 outbreak in Angola.

Read more

ZIKA

When the Zika virus struck, GloPID-R quickly mobilized to produce funding, publications and workshops.

Read more