The East African Consortium for Clinical Research is an EDCTP funded project with the ultimate goal of integrating and synergizing efforts to strengthen research capacity, design, conduct, evaluate and communicate large multi-centre clinical trails under best international practices in this region, network amongst partners and improve-south and north-north collaborations and facilitate EDCTP’s vision of accelerating development of new drugs and tools to control HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. EACCR Partners include Ethiopia, Germany, Kenya, The Netherlands, Sudan, Tanzania, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom and Uganda.