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Applied Research for Adolescent Health in Low and Middle Income Countries

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. This initiative funds research grants to improve adolescent health in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-Adol_Health
Start date 2018-6-12
Status Implementation
Total budget £4,250,000

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

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

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 Id GB-GOV-10-AMR_SORT_IT
Start date 2018-11-20
Status Implementation
Total budget £8,212,943

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

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 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 Id GB-GOV-10-DPO
Start date 2017-12-19
Status Implementation
Total budget £7,881,191.37

European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) phase II

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 diseases as well as emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases affecting sub-Saharan Africa. The NIHR has supported research calls as part of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 workplans, in addition to programme management activities associated with enhancing the wider programme.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-EDCTP2
Start date 2017-11-7
Status Implementation
Total budget £3,350,000

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 £0

Grand Challenges Canada Global Mental Health Programme

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 Grand Challenges Canada (GCC). The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is contributing in partnership to GCC's Global Mental Health Programme.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-GCC
Start date 2019-10-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £6,000,000

Global Patient Safety Collaborative

UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

The main objective of the Global Patient Safety Collaborative (GPSC) is to secure and scale up global action on patient safety as well as to work in close collaboration with selected low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in their quest to reduce the risk of avoidable harm and improve the safety of their national health care systems.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-GPSC
Start date 2018-9-3
Status Implementation
Total budget £1,500,075

Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF)

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 World Bank’s Global Road Safety Facility aims to address the growing public health crisis of road traffic deaths and injuries in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) through supporting the scale-up of scientific, technological and managerial capacities to effectively manage road safety.

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-GRSF
Start date 2018-10-5
Status Implementation
Total budget £7,500,000

NIHR Global Health Policy and Systems 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 NIHR has identified health policy and systems research (HPSR) as a strategic global health research priority. Through a process of stakeholder consultation, NIHR aims to develop a portfolio of activities that will support health policy and systems research for the direct and primary benefit of people in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC).

Programme Id GB-GOV-10-HPSR
Start date 2018-4-1
Status Implementation
Total budget £58,461,179.02

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 £0

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 £0

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

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