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Support to NIHR Coordinating Centres for global health research resourcing

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-NIHR_CC

Start Date:

2017-11-09

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£16,362,954


World Health Organization (WHO) UK annual assessed contribution

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) annual assessed contribution to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-WHO_UK_contribution

Start Date:

2015-01-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£72,960,000


Global Antimicrobial Resistance Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) - New Antibiotic for Drug-Resistant Gonorrhoea with GARDP

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP) is a non-profit product development partnership. It is a research and development initiative addressing global public health needs by developing, delivering and assuring sustainable access of new or improved antibiotic treatments. UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) funding through the Global AMR Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) will support GARDP’s programme on sexually transmitted infections (STI), specifically focusing on the development of a new antibiotic for drug-resistant gonorrhoea.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-GAMRIF-WP6-GARDP-2019-2022

Start Date:

2019-07-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£3,499,999


Joint Global Health Trials Initiative

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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 identifier:

GB-GOV-10-JGHT

Start Date:

2016-12-07

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£33,608,204.87


Fleming Fund – Independent Evaluation

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The Independent evaluation will assess how far the outputs of the portfolio of Fleming Fund country and regional grants, and the Fleming Fellowships will contribute to the outcomes and impact identified by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). Six specific evaluation questions, were agreed during the inception phase for the evaluation.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-FF_IndEvaluation

Start Date:

2016-11-18

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£3,114,881.17


Fleming Fund - Contribution to the International Reference Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The Fleming Fund contribution to a UK draw-down service for technical assistance, training and quality assurance for low and middle income countries to support antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance system building across all one-health sectors.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-FF_INT_AMR_RC

Start Date:

2018-11-20

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£953,500


Fleming Fund

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The Fleming Fund is a £265m commitment by the UK Government to support low- and middle-income countries to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through improving surveillance capacity. Information about individual Fleming Fund projects and contracts can be found under the ""child activities"" linked to this activity.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-Fleming_Fund

Start Date:

2015-11-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£304,923,565.70


Global Antimicrobial Resistance Innovation Fund (GAMRIF) - UK-China: Innovation and Collaboration to tackle AMR

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)'s UK-China research competition supports new innovations to address anti-microbial resistance (AMR) in both humans and animals, which together constitute a significant threat to human health. Successful projects are a partnership of UK companies and research organisations, with Chinese companies and research organisations. £10 million of UK aid funding has now been awarded to UK partners through delivery partner Innovate UK, with the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) providing funding for the Chinese partners who will receive up to a total of 60 million RMB. The output of these partnerships will benefit people in other low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) around the world.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-GAMRIF-WP1-UK-CHINA

Start Date:

2017-01-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£10,494,540.56


NIHR Global Health Research Groups: research call 2

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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 identifier:

GB-GOV-10-NIHR_GHRG2

Start Date:

2018-04-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£49,251,378.99


NIHR Global Health Research Units and Groups: research call 1

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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 identifier:

GB-GOV-10-NIHR_GHRUG1

Start Date:

2017-04-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£133,059,868.32


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

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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 identifier:

GB-GOV-10-PDP_CEPI

Start Date:

2018-12-14

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£30,000,000


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

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-PDP_GARDP_NS

Start Date:

2020-03-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£4,000,000


Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) phase III

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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 identifier:

GB-GOV-10-R2HC_Phase_3

Start Date:

2018-08-31

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£4,000,000


UK Vaccine Network - Vaccine Development Competition

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The Prime Minister established the UK Vaccine Network in June 2015 to ensure that the UK was at the forefront of the global fight against future disease outbreaks. The UK Vaccine Network has identified a range of human diseases with epidemic potential in low and middle income countries for which the development of Vaccine Products is a priority. The Department of Health and Social Care is collaborating with Innovate UK (an arms’ length body of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) in running this competition. Innovate UK has considerable expertise in running competitions of this nature. The competition was open to all organisations that were able to demonstrate that their product or work has a realistic route to market, whether in the short or long term, and is primarily for the benefit of low and middle income countries. Successful projects were awarded a research contract wholly funded by the Department of Health and Social Care and administered by Innovate UK. The Department of Health and Social Care made up to £11,323,617 available to run the competition and fund the successful projects.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-UKVN-VD-IUK

Start Date:

2016-02-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£11,067,143.70


UK Vaccine Network - Preclinical Vaccine Development Competition

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The Prime Minister established the UK Vaccine Network in June 2015 to ensure that the UK was at the forefront of the global fight against future disease outbreaks. The UK Vaccine Network has identified a range of human diseases with epidemic potential in low and middle income countries for which the development of Vaccine Products is a priority. The Department of Health and Social Care is collaborating with Innovate UK (an arms’ length body of the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) in running this competition. Innovate UK has considerable expertise in running competitions of this nature. The competition was open to all organisations that were able to demonstrate that their product or work has a realistic route to market, whether in the short or long term, and is primarily for the benefit of low and middle income countries. Successful projects were awarded a research contract wholly funded by the Department of Health and Social Care and administered by Innovate UK. The Department of Health and Social Care made up to £24,719,293 available to run the competition and fund the successful projects.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-UKVN-PVD-IUK

Start Date:

2016-10-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£25,001,593.32


UK Vaccine Network - Epidemiology for Vaccinology Competition

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The former Prime Minister established the UK Vaccine Network in June 2015 to ensure that the UK was at the forefront of the global fight against future disease outbreaks. The UK Vaccine Network has identified that alongside the need for Vaccine Products, there is also a need for the development of epidemiological models, and for tools and technologies to assist with the deployment and clinical trialling of vaccines in outbreak situations in low and middle income countries. The Department of Health and Social Care worked alongside the National Institute for Health Research to run a research competition to fund such research. The call was open to all eligible researchers that could demonstrate that their work was within the scope of the call and would positively support the welfare and economic development of countries on the OECD DAC list. The Department of Health and Social Care made up to £5 million available to run the competition and fund successful projects, under the provisions of the International Development Act 2002. Five successful projects have been awarded a research contract.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-UKVN-EFV-CCF

Start Date:

2018-04-01

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£4,764,495.60


Antimicrobial Resistance in a Global Context

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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. This research call supports investments in interdisciplinary and focussed research at international levels to identify the burden and primary drivers of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and specifically antibacterial resistance in low- and middle-income countries.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-AMR_GC

Start Date:

2017-11-24

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£6,125,290.55


Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative on building sustainable operational research capacity on antimicrobial resistance in LMICs

UK - Department of Health (DH)

The aim of this programme is to build sustainable operational research capacity to generate and utilize evidence on the emergence, spread and health impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), in order to limit this public health problem. The project uses the Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT) and targets a number of low- and middle-income countries, with special focus on Fleming Fund supported countries.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-AMR_SORT_IT

Start Date:

2018-11-20

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£8,212,943


Diagnostics, Prosthetics and Orthotics to Tackle Health Challenges in Developing Countries

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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 Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), which reports activities under the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). NIHR disburses funds to EPSRC, which makes onwards disbursements to awardees. This research call is a high quality programme of research centred on innovative healthcare technologies, to tackle the challenges faced by low- and middle-income countries. Proposals must address one of the two priority areas: (1) low cost, rapid, point of care imagine and diagnostic technologies; (2) affordable prosthetics and orthotics.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-DPO

Start Date:

2017-12-19

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£7,881,191.37


Antimicrobial Resistance Cross-Council Initiative: Behaviour Within and Beyond the Healthcare Setting

UK - Department of Health (DH)

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 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), which reports activities under the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). NIHR disburses funds to ESRC, which makes onwards disbursements to awardees. This research call addresses theme four of the cross-Research Council initiative on antimicrobial resistance (AMR): 'Behaviour within and beyond the healthcare setting', and focusses on understanding how the behaviour of public, professionals and organisations impacts on AMR. The Official Development Assistance (ODA)-funded component of this scheme is concerned with focussing high quality research on addressing an issue of global importance and will primarily and directly benefit people in low- and middle-income countries.

Programme identifier:

GB-GOV-10-AMR_B

Start Date:

2017-06-26

Activity Status:

Implementation

Total Budget:

£3,440,231.29




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