Last Updated

05 Aug 2019

DFID/MRC/NIHR/Wellcome call for Global Health Trials Proposals

The UK Department for International Development (DFID), the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the MRC and Wellcome are pleased to announce the launch of the 10th call for proposals under this initiative to fund global health trials. The closing date for proposals is Thursday 17th October 2019. 

The purpose of this scheme is to provide funding for the best proposals to generate new knowledge about interventions that will contribute to the improvement of health in low and middle-income countries. The scheme is focused on late-stage clinical and health intervention trials evaluating efficacy and effectiveness. 

Proposal types

  • Global health trial research grants
  • Trial development grants

This call is open to and particularly encourages applicants to apply from eligible research institutions based in low and middle-income countries as well as the UK.

For more information see here and the Outline guidance