MRC funding opportunity: Improving health in low and middle income countries

Opening date: 1 February 2021

Closing date: 8 April 2021 16:00 UK time

The MRC particularly welcomes research proposals that combine expertise from more than one sector to meet a global health challenge. There is no limit to the amount of funding you can apply for. You can submit a proposal of any size, from a small seed-funding proposal to a large-scale programme grant. You can apply if you are:

  • an LMIC-based principal investigator
  • a UK-based principal investigator working in partnership with LMIC investigators.

The funder is looking for research projects that will develop practical solutions to health challenges from late-stage intervention development onwards. Applied research into understanding the effects of COVID-19 in LMICs will be funded through this call.

Applications falling within the areas listed below will be prioritised for funding:

  • maternal and neonatal health
  • early childhood development
  • adolescent health
  • implementation science.

For more information please refer to the call description https://www.ukri.org/opportunity/improving-health-in-low-and-middle-income-countries/

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