Western Pacific TB Operational Research Grant Mechanism
The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for the Western Pacific (WPRO) invites applications for the Western Pacific TB Operational Research Grant to promote research activities for TB control in the Region to address programmatic challenges in TB control and support development of innovative approaches.
The deadline to submit applications for the second Call is July 31 (for concept notes) and 15 August (for full proposals). More detailed information and forms are available from the following links:
Results of the First Call
Seven countries submitted research proposals, which were reviewed for funding in 2011. Of the 15 proposals submitted, 4 have been approved and 3 will be launched in early 2012.
- Migrant TB in Shanghai (China)
- TB-Diabetes study in Shandong (China)
- TB KAP among traditional healers (Vanuatu)
- Barriers of TB case for previously treated TB patients, Shanghai (China)