Research proposals addressing COVID-19 in low- and middle income countries (LMICs)
Global Effort on COVID-19 (GECO) Health Research is a new cross UK government funding call aiming to support applied health research that will address COVID-19 knowledge gaps. The focus is on understanding the pandemic and mitigating its health impacts in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) contexts. The call prioritises epidemiology, clinical management, infection control and health system responses.
The call is supported by:
1. The UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
2. The Medical Research Council (MRC), which is part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
Applicants must apply by completing the GECO Health Research application form, using the tab key to move between cells in the form, and submitting this as a pdf by the appropriate deadline 12 midday BST, 28th September 2020.
Applications must be collated into a single pdf in the following order – Form plus Annex, Document of supporting figures/GANTT chart and/or data tables, CVs – and submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more complete information, please visit : https://www.nihr.ac.uk/documents/global-effort-on-covid-19-geco-health-research-call-specification/24832#Eligibility