Deadline: 15 March 2016
The World Health Organization Western Pacific Region (WPR) and the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) have announced the 2016-2017 call for applications for the Joint TDR/WPR Small Grants Scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty.
- Strengthen the research capacity of relevant national individuals and institutions in conducting implementation research.
- Facilitate and strengthen implementation research in countries for the control and elimination of infectious diseases of poverty, including research that addresses issues related to the culture and environment that contribute to these problems.
- Prevention and control of infectious diseases of poverty.
- Knowledge gap related to an operational/programmatic issue that has a direct policy and programmatic relevance.
- Health systems, health service delivery, community-based approaches or qualitative research topics in the context of the diseases.
TDR/WPR Small Grants are available of up to US$ 15 000 per project.
Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Federated States of, Mongolia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam.
- Only applicants from the WHO Western Pacific Region (mentioned above) are eligible to apply.
- Proposals must be researchers or health professionals working in infectious disease programmes of ministries of health, national universities, or research institutions; and who are from and are working in low- and middle-income countries of the WHO WPR.
How to Apply
Applicants must download the application form via given website and submit required documents:
- Relevant questionnaires and forms (including consent/assent forms)
- Letter of endorsement from the related disease programmes of the ministry of health
- Updated curriculum vitae of all investigators
For more information, please visit call for applications.