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NIHR Global Health Research Programme Minutes of the Financial Assurance Fund Funding Committee meeting 4 July 2019

 

Contents

Place: Via videoconference

Present members

Chair: Ms Genny Kiff, Wellcome
Deputy Chair: Reverend Keith Stephenson
Committee member: Mr Khairul Bashar, ACU
Committee member: Mr Gerald Bates, BDO
Committee member: Dr Branwen Hennig, Wellcome Trust
Committee member: Ms Pam Hicks, UKRI
Committee member: Mr Rudi Lewin, Humentum

DHSC representatives

Ms Laurence Poos, Senior Global Health Research Programme Officer
Ms Rhiannon Metcalfe, Global Health Research Programme Officer

NETSCC, Secretariat

Dr Sarah Puddicombe (Assistant Director, NETSCC)
Mrs Stephanie Russell (Senior Research Manager)
Mrs Natalija Edwards (Senior Finance Manager)
Ms Suman Ranu (Assistant Finance Manager)
Ms Rozz Bloom (Research Manager)
Mrs Stella Burton (Assistant Research Manager)
Ms Linda Welch (Assistant Research Manager)
Dr Martin Mulenga (Senior Research Manager)

Secretariat Consultant

Dr Pauline Essah (Senior Programme Manager, CCF)

Apologies

Rudi Lewin attending for the first hour of the meeting.
Branwen Hennig attending until 3pm

Quoracy Information

Voting members: 6 (all members) Quorum = 100%

 

Review of Applications

 

17/63/145 – Professor David Satterthwaite, International Institute for Environment and Development

NIHR Global Health Research Group on From surviving to thriving: Assessing and responding to occupational and public health risks in informal settlements and for informal workers and the effects of climate change on these risks: Building learning from India and Zimbabwe at the International Institute for Environment and Development
 
Chair: Genny Kiff
DCMs: 1. Khairul Bashar, 2. Rudi Lewin
No conflicts declared. 
Committee recommendation: Recommend for funding to DHSC

 

16/137/97 – Professor Stefan Priebe, Queen Mary University of London

NIHR Global Health Research Group on developing psycho-social interventions for mental health care, Bart's and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry
 
Chair: Genny Kiff
DCMs: 1. Rudi Lewin, 2. Branwen Hennig
No conflicts declared. 
Committee recommendation: Decline

 

16/136/33 – Professor Mark Woolhouse, University of Edinburgh

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa, The University of Edinburgh

Chair: Genny Kiff
DCMs: 1. Rudi Lewin, 2. Pam Hicks
Conflicts declared: Branwen Hennig declared a conflict and left the meeting  
Committee recommendation: Recommend for funding to DHSC

 

16/136/77 – Professor Graham MacGregor, Queen Mary University of London


NIHR Global Health Research Unit Action on Salt China (ASC), Queen Mary University of London
 
Chair: Keith Stephenson
DCMs: 1. Gerald Bates, 2. Khairul Bashar
No conflicts declared. 
Committee recommendation: Recommend for funding to DHSC

 

16/137/62 – Professor Louise Robinson, University of Newcastle


NIHR Global Health Group on Dementia Prevention and Enhanced Care (DePEC) at the University of Newcastle
 
Chair: Keith Stephenson
DCMs: 1. Pam Hicks, 2. Branwen Hennig
No conflicts declared.  
Committee recommendation: Recommend for funding to DHSC

 

16/136/79 – Professor Dion Morton, University of Birmingham


NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery, University of Birmingham
 
Chair: Genny Kiff
DCMs: 1. Khairul Bashar 2. Keith Stephenson
Conflicts declared: Rudi Lewin declared a conflict and left for the remainder of the meeting
Committee recommendation: Recommend for funding to DHSC

 

17/63/110 – Professor Tom Solomon, University of Liverpool


NIHR Global Health Research Group on Improving the Management of Acute Brain Infections at University of Liverpool
 
Chair: Genny Kiff
DCMs: 1. Keith Stephenson 2. Gerald Bates
Conflicts declared: Branwen Hennig declared a conflict and left the meeting    
Committee recommendation: Decline

 

17/63/155 – Professor Dan Pope, University of Liverpool


NIHR Global Health Research Group on Clean Energy Access for the prevention of Non-communicable disease in Africa through clean Air: CLEAN-AIR(Africa) at the University of Liverpool
 
Chair: Genny Kiff
DCMs: 1: Pam Hicks, 2. Khairul Bashar
No conflicts declared. 
Committee recommendation: Recommend for funding to DHSC

 

Summary of outcomes

 

 Project #

Lead

Host Institution

Project Title

Recommendation

17/63/145

Call 2 Group

Satterthwaite

International Institute for Environment and Development

NIHR Global Health Research Group on From surviving to thriving: Assessing and responding to occupational and public health risks in informal settlements and for informal workers and the effects of climate change on these risks: Building learning from India and Zimbabwe at the International Institute for Environment & Development

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/136/33

Call 1 Unit

Woolhouse

University of Edinburgh

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa, The University of Edinburgh

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/136/77 Call 1 Unit

MacGregor

Queen Mary University of London

NIHR Global Health Research Unit Action on Salt China (ASC), Queen Mary University of London

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/137/62 Call 1 Group

Robinson

University of Newcastle

NIHR Global Health Group on Dementia Prevention and Enhanced Care (DePEC) at the University of Newcastle

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/136/79 Call 1 Unit

Morton

University of Birmingham

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery, University of Birmingham

FUND WITH CHANGES

17/63/155 Call 2 Group

Pope

University of Liverpool

NIHR Global Health Research Group on Clean Energy Access for the prevention of Non-communicable disease in Africa through clean Air: CLEAN-AIR(Africa) at the University of Liverpool

FUND WITH CHANGES

16/137/97 Call 1 Group

Priebe

Queen Mary University of London

NIHR Global Health Research Group on developing psycho-social interventions for mental health care, Bart's and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry

DECLINE

17/63/110 Call 2 Group

Solomon

University of Liverpool

NIHR Global Health Research Group on Improving the Management of Acute Brain Infections at University of Liverpool

DECLINE