UK - Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)
Joint Global Health Trials Initiative
Project Data Last Updated: 11/01/2021
IATI Identifier: GB-GOV-10-JGHT
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.Objectives
To fund rigorous research to produce implementable evidence addressing questions of major importance to mortality and morbidity in low- and middle-income countries.
Sectors groups as a percentage of country budgets according to the Development Assistance Committee's classifications.
A comparison across six financial years of forecast spend and the total amount of money spent on the project to date.