Tropical disease research

Call for applications: 2020-2021 Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research on Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Submission deadline: 1 June 2020

Only applicants from the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region are eligible.

The WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean and the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) are pleased to announce the 2020–2021 call for applications of the Joint EMRO/TDR Small Grants Scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty.

The goal of the TDR Strategy 2018-2023 is to foster research on infectious diseases of poverty that lead to health improvement, strengthen research capacity of the individuals and institutions in developing countries, and develop implementation strategies and solutions that respond to health needs of these countries. It also supports translation of research results into policy and practice by improving health and promoting the engagement of individuals and communities in using research evidence to reduce the disease burden in their respective countries.

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