Published: 12 October 2022
We are delighted to announce the outcomes of the third NIHR Global Health Research Groups funding call.
The Global Health Research Groups programme awards funding to specialist departments within UK universities or research institutions not currently active in global health that want to use their existing skills to build capacity to extend into this field.
The NIHR Global Health Research Groups programme funds research to address locally-identified challenges in low and middle income countries (LMICs), by supporting equitable research partnerships between researchers and institutions in the UK and those in LMICs eligible to receive Official Development Assistance (ODA).
30 NIHR Groups, listed below, have been awarded funding in response to the third call and are now starting work that will be funded at least until 2025.
Dr Sarah Puddicombe, Assistant Director for Global Health at NIHR Coordinating Centre, said: “Our Groups awards are establishing new equitable partnerships which engage local communities and policy makers to identify and address unmet development needs towards improved health outcomes for those living in LMICs.
“These new Groups embrace a diversity of research and capacity strengthening activities, each designed to improve research capacity and provide high quality research evidence to inform policy and practice to benefit the most vulnerable populations living in LMICs.”
The new Global Health Research Groups are:
For more information about NIHR Global Health Research programmes, please visit the Global Health Funding Programmes website.