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NIHR Research and Innovation for Global Health Transformation: Call 1

Last updated: 19/12/2023
IATI Identifier: GB-GOV-10-RIGHT_1
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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.


1. Deliver research for the primary benefit to the health and welfare of the poorest individuals living in LMICs, typically through research for the prevention of ill health and optimal disease management, in three research areas: (1) Epilepsy (2) Infection-related cancers (3) Severe stigmatising skin diseases. 2. Strengthen capacity for research and knowledge exchange through equitable partnerships between researchers in the UK and LMICs. 3. Promote interdisciplinary approaches to working (including, but not limited to: clinical, health economics, statistics, qualitative and social sciences), to ensure that research objectives can be delivered.


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