Funding opportunity

Funding opportunity: Global non-communicable disease prevention in cities

Apply for global health funding to prevent non-communicable diseases in cities through implementation research.

You must:

  • be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation funding
  • work in partnership with co-investigators based in low or middle income countries where the work will take place

Your research must:

  • have clear implications for reducing the onset or progression of non-communicable diseases in cities
  • have clear implications for reducing health inequalities

Up to £5,000,000 is available (subject to quality). We expect to fund several projects.

Your project must run for 3 to 5 years.

Before applying, you must complete a letter of intent by 15 March 2023.

This grant is run in partnership with NIHR and GACD. Find the full details of the scheme and apply on the GACD website.

Contact details

Get help with developing your proposal

For help and advice on costings and writing your proposal please contact your research office in the first instance, allowing sufficient time for your organisation’s submission process.

Ask about this funding opportunity

Aaron Holliday, International Programme Manager


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