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Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) funds outstanding global health research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) coordinates and supports research activities that address the prevention and treatment of chronic non-communicable diseases, on a global scale. The GACD is the first collaboration of major research funding agencies to specifically address chronic non-communicable diseases.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-GACD
Start date 2018-6-12
Status Implementation
Total budget £3,972,573.08

Joint Global Health Trials Initiative

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) funds outstanding global health research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). This programme is administered by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC), which reports activities under the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). NIHR disburses funds to MRC, which makes onwards disbursements to awardees. The aim of this programme is to generate new knowledge to contribute to improving health in low and middle income countries (LMICs). Priority will be given to proposals most likely to yield implementable results and designed to address the major causes of mortality or morbidity in LMICs.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-JGHT
Start date 2016-12-7
Status Implementation
Total budget £33,608,204.87

Support to NIHR Coordinating Centres for global health research resourcing

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

Support provided for resourcing at NIHR Coordinating Centres to enable them to carry out global health research activities.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-NIHR_CC
Start date 2017-11-9
Status Implementation
Total budget £16,362,954

NIHR Global Health Research Groups: research call 2

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The NIHR's second Global Health Research call for Groups. UK universities and research institutes were invited to submit applications, working in equitable partnerships with researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), to develop their ambitions to deliver world-class applied global health research to address under-funded or under-researched global health areas specific to those countries.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-NIHR_GHRG2
Start date 2018-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £48,762,221.93

NIHR Global Health Research Units and Groups: research call 1

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The NIHR's first Global Health Research call for Units and Groups. UK universities and research institutes were invited to submit applications, working in equitable partnerships with researchers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), to either expand (Units) or develop (Groups) their ambitions to deliver world-class applied global health research to address under-funded or under-researched global health areas specific to those countries.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-NIHR_GHRUG1
Start date 2017-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £129,923,982.82

Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) - Development of vaccines against diseases with epidemic potential

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) was formally launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2017. It is the only international alliance with a primary focus on developing vaccines for diseases with epidemic potential. CEPI’s initial focus has been on developing vaccines against Lassa Fever, Nipah virus and Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-PDP_CEPI
Start date 2018-12-14
Status Implementation
Total budget £30,000,000

Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership’s Neonatal Sepsis Programme (GARDP) support

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

A partnership to fund the development of new treatments for severe bacterial infections in neonates under GARDP’s Neonatal Sepsis Programme

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-PDP_GARDP_NS
Start date 2020-3-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £4,000,000

Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) phase III

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) funds outstanding global health research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The aim of the Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) programme is to develop more effective responses to humanitarian challenges by providing significant funding for high-quality research on the effectiveness of health interventions in humanitarian crises.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-R2HC_Phase_3
Start date 2018-8-31
Status Implementation
Total budget £4,000,000

NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation: Call 1

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)’s first Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) call. RIGHT funds cutting-edge interdisciplinary applied health research in key areas in in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where a strategic and targeted investment can result in a transformative impact. RIGHT Call 1 addresses research in three key areas: epilepsy, infection-related cancers and severe stigmatising skin diseases. UK universities and research institutes were invited to submit applications including a co-applicant or joint lead applicant from an LMIC relevant to the research proposal. Research must be focused on improving the health and welfare of people in LMICs.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-RIGHT_1
Start date 2019-9-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £33,760,394

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Small Grants Scheme 2019

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

A partnership with the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) to support small grant awards for early career researchers based in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Awards will specifically support research and capacity development for LMIC researchers which will benefit patients and the public in LMICs

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-RSTMH_SG_2019
Start date 2019-7-22
Status Implementation
Total budget £161,230.26

NIHR-Wellcome Global Health Research Partnership

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

This partnership between the UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Wellcome funds global health researchers who focus on health priorities in low- and middle-income countries. 

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-Wellcome_NIHR_2019
Start date 2019-4-18
Status Implementation
Total budget £28,200,000

UK Collaborative on Development Research (UCKDR) annual contribution

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) provides a funding contribution to the UK Collaborative on Development Research (UKCDR), a neutral and impartial entity governed by the Strategic Coherence of ODA-funded Research (SCOR) Board. UKCDR provide high-level coherence for UK Official Development Assistance (ODA) research.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-Wellcome_UKCDR
Start date 2019-7-29
Status Implementation
Total budget £344,000

NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation: Call 2

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)'s second Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) call. RIGHT funds cutting-edge interdisciplinary applied health research in key areas in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where a strategic and targeted investment can result in a transformative impact. RIGHT Call 2 is funding mental health research in LMICs through supporting applied research on the development and evaluation of interventions to improve outcomes for people affected by mental health issues. UK universities and research institutes were invited to submit applications including a co-applicant or joint lead applicant from an LMIC relevant to the research proposal. Research must be focused on improving the health and welfare of people in LMICs.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-RIGHT_2
Start date 2020-1-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £20,583,874.30

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Small Grants Scheme 2020

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

A partnership with the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) to support small grant awards for early career researchers based in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Awards will specifically support research and capacity development for LMIC researchers which will benefit patients and the public in LMICs

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-RSTMH_SG_2020
Start date 2020-5-28
Status Implementation
Total budget £590,041

Global Effort on COVID-19 (GECO) Health Research

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) funds outstanding global health research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The Global Effort on COVID-19 (GECO) Health Research is a cross UK government funding call aiming to support applied health research that will address COVID-19 knowledge gaps in ODA-eligible countries.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-GECO
Start date 2020-9-2
Status Implementation
Total budget £13,694,949.92

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) phase II: funding for 2020 workplan

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) funds outstanding global health research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The NIHR provided funding to the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) which aims to support collaborative research that accelerates the clinical development of new or improved interventions to prevent or treat poverty related as well as emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases affecting sub-Saharan Africa. NIHR has supported research as part of the 2020 Workplan focussed on: ‘Mobilisation of funding for COVID-19 research in sub-Saharan Africa’; ‘Addressing gender and diversity gaps in clinical research capacity at the EDCTP Regional Networks of Excellence; and "Capacity development for disease outbreak and epidemic response in sub-Saharan Africa, in collaboration with Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)". This activity is a component of European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) phase II programme (GB-GOV-10-EDCTP2).

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-EDCTP2_2020WP
Start date 2020-8-28
Status Implementation
Total budget £3,350,000

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Small Grants Scheme 2021

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

A partnership with the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) to support small grant awards for early career researchers based in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Awards will specifically support research and capacity development for LMIC researchers which will benefit patients and the public in LMICs

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-RSTMH_SG_2021
Start date 2021-7-15
Status Implementation
Total budget £813,250

NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation: Call 3

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)'s second Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) call. RIGHT funds cutting-edge interdisciplinary applied health research in key areas in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where a strategic and targeted investment can result in a transformative impact. RIGHT Call 3 supports equitable partnerships between LMIC and UK researchers to generate new research knowledge and evidence on interventions to improve outcomes for those affected by multimorbidity in ODA-eligible countries. UK universities and research institutes were invited to submit applications including a co-applicant or joint lead applicant from an LMIC relevant to the research proposal. Research must be focused on improving the health and welfare of people in LMICs.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-RIGHT_3
Start date 2021-9-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £17,253,751.81

NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation: Call 4

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)'s fourth Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation (RIGHT) call. RIGHT funds cutting-edge interdisciplinary applied health research in key areas in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) where a strategic and targeted investment can result in a transformative impact. RIGHT Call 4 supports equitable partnerships between LMIC and UK researchers to generate new research knowledge and evidence to address the global burden of unintentional injuries (including but not limited to road traffic accidents, falls, burns and drowning, and urgent and emergency care). UK and LMIC-based universities and research institutes were invited to submit applications. Research must be focused on improving the health and welfare of people in LMICs.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-RIGHT_4
Start date 2022-11-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £12,385,145

NIHR Global Health Research Centres: Call 1

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The Global Health Research Centres programme funds research-driven partnerships between institutions in low and middle income countries (LMICs) and in the UK. The Centres undertake high quality research and strengthen LMIC institutional capacity to undertake, manage and disseminate high-quality applied health research. The Global Health Research Centres programme funds high quality applied health research in LMICs and supports the development of a critical mass of sustainable, competitive research capacity. By delivering high quality research evidence and strengthening research capacity at all levels, our Global Health Research Centres will improve health outcomes for people in LMICs and support sustainable growth of the LMIC research ecosystem.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-CENTRES_1
Start date 2022-10-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £44,043,456

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