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NUS Initiative to improve Health in Asia (NIHA)

 

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Ths NUS, Global Asia Institute (GAI) has announced its 1st call for grant proposal on NUS Initiative to improve Health in Asia (NIHA). This is an integrative initiative set up to improve public health and healthcare delivery in Asia, with a funding of S$17 million over ten years from the GlaxoSmithKline-Economic Development Board Trust Fund. NIHA focuses on three key areas-multi-disciplinary research, high-level policy forums and leadershup programs. NIHA is coordinated by NUS-GAI in collaboration with the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, YLL School of Medicine and the NUS Business School.

 

The key objectives in NIHA are:

 

- To make a significant contribution to thinking and policy formulationn in public health and health systems development in Asia

 

- To elevate Singapore to a leading position in healthcare policy and related research

 

Funding Information

Funding Amount Funding Period
$100k - $150k 1 - 2 years

The fund only supports direct research costs (including 7% GST) which are defined as incremental costs in executing the project

 

Eligibility

 

i) At least one member of the research team should be from Singapore or based in Singapore

 

 

Terms and Conditions

 

Please refer here for more information

 

 

Schedule of Annual Call

 

There is 1 call a year.

  

 

Application Procedure

 

Please forward the following documents to NUHS Research Office by Monday 21 February 2011 5pm

 

NUS PIs

NUH PIs

 

  1) NUS Grant Endorsement Form

 

- 1 original hardcopy, duly-signed by PI and HoD

 

 

  2) Application form (10-12 pages)

 

- 1 original hardcopy, duly-signed by PI and Collaborators

 

- Softcopy in Word document

 

  1) NUH Endorsement Form

 

- 1 original, duly-signed by the PI and HoD

 

 

  2) Application form (10-12 pages)

 

- 1 original hardcopy, duly-signed by the PI and Collaborators

 

- Softcopy in Word document

 

 

Only applicants who are shortlisted will be invited to a workshop conducted in May 2011. The final results will be announced in August 2011 after a comprehensive review by a portal of reviewers.

 

Contact us

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any enquires.

 

Ms Serene Lim

Tel : 6772 3718

Email: medv951@nus.edu.sg