Deadline: 30 September 2015
The World Health Organization WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) and Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), in collaboration with the Astana Medical University, has issued the 2015-2016 call for applications for the Joint TDR/EURO Small Grants Scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases in a number of priority areas.
Financial support: up to US$ 15,000 per project
Objectives of the joint TDR/EURO Small Grants Scheme:
- Strengthen the research capacity of relevant individuals and institutions in countries of the EURO Region;
- Generate new knowledge, solutions and implementation strategies that can be applied by countries for the control and elimination of infectious diseases;
- Encourage intersectoral dialogue.
Priority research areas:
- Prevention and control of infectious diseases, including elimination of malaria, tuberculosis and neglected tropical diseases relevant in the region
- Health systems including health service delivery and community-based approaches, or qualitative research topics in the context of the infectious diseases
- Drug resistance
- Emerging infectious diseases
- Co-morbidity of infectious diseases with non-communicable diseases
Eligibility Information – Applicants submitting 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 from one of the following countries in the WHO European Region: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
Application Process – Applicants need to download application form and submit the duly filled form via email.
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