Heightening Institutional Capacity for Government Use of Health Research (HIGH-Res) Award

This award will fund one consortium of research and policy-making institutions in low- and lower-middle-income countries. The aim is to evaluate methods for strengthening the capacity of ministries of health in those countries to make better use of health research.

The award is administered by the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) and is a partnership with Wellcome.  

Scheme at a glance

Where your host organisation is based:

Low- and lower-middle-income countries

Level of funding:

$1 million

Duration of funding:

Up to 3 years

Who can apply

The consortium needs to include partners from research institutions and policy-making institutions.

The lead research organisation in your consortium must be a recognised institution that can carry out high-quality research, eg host a grant and lead research programmes. The policy-making institutions must be located within ministries of health.

Other relevant stakeholders, eg civil society representatives, can also be included in the consortium. 

The consortium must be based across low- and lower-middle income countries, but up to 20 per cent of the grant can be used to support participants from other countries.

You can find more about eligibility on the AHPSR website

Other schemes

Joint Health Systems Research Initiative

Supporting research based in low- and middle-income countries to improve health systems in those locations.
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Scheme finder

Find more on the AHPSR website.

Find more on the AHPSR website.

Dates

  • Expressions of interest deadline

    15 August 2018

  • Shortlisting

    17 September 2018

  • Invited full applications deadline

    16 November 2018

  • Decision

    14 December 2018

Definitions

Low- and lower-middle-income countries

Key dates

  • Expressions of interest deadline

    15 August 2018

  • Shortlisting

    17 September 2018

  • Invited full applications deadline

    16 November 2018

  • Decision

    14 December 2018

Contact us

If you have a question, contact AHPSR: