Deadline: 23 August 2016
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications from eligible organizations for a program entitled “Fogarty HIV Research Training Program for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions” in order to strengthen the scientific capacity of institutions in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) to conduct HIV research on the evolving HIV epidemic in their country.
- basic, epidemiologic, clinical, behavioral, and social science research across HIV prevention, care and treatment
- pathophysiology and therapeutics research to address HIV infection, the effects of HIV on body systems, and HIV’s interaction with other co-morbidities and co-infections
- implementation, operations, health services, and health systems research to improve the HIV prevention, care and treatment care continuum
- research on integrated bio-behavioral HIV prevention, care and treatment among high risk populations, including polysubstance drug (injection and non-injection) and alcohol use
- research on HIV co-infections, AIDs-defining and HIV-related cancers, neurological and neuro-psychiatric morbidities, and other co-morbidities and health conditions, both infectious and non-infectious, that contribute to HIV transmission or poor health in HIV-infected individuals, including HIV infected substance (drug and alcohol) users
- community-based HIV research, HIV research on complex/multi-component interventions, structural interventions, and comparative effectiveness, and HIV research on impact evaluation or health economics
- cross-disciplinary HIV research among vulnerable or under-researched LMIC populations, including women, substance (drug and alcohol) users, men who have sex with men, transgendered populations, aging populations, orphans, and children
- clinical research for team members to support HIV clinical research and HIV clinical trials;
- bio-statistics for HIV research design and methodology
- bioinformatics, data analysis, data management, and data quality assurance and control to support HIV research
- laboratory capacity, including bio-safety, and maintenance of lab quality assurance for HIV clinical research
- Application budgets are limited to $280,000 direct costs per year exclusive of consortium indirect costs.
- The maximum project period is 5 years.
- Higher Education Institutions
- Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
- Private Institutions of Higher Education
- The following types of Higher Education Institutions are always encouraged to apply for NIH support as Public or Private Institutions of Higher Education:
- Hispanic-serving Institutions
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
- Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education
- Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)
- Nonprofits without 501(c)(3) IRS Status (Other than Institutions of Higher Education)
- Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) in LMICs eligible for support under FIC International Training grants
- Foreign Institutions
- Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.
- Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications electronically via given website.
Eligible Countries: Armenia, Indonesia, Samoa, Bangladesh, Kenya, São Tomé and Principe, Bhutan, Kiribati, Senegal, Bolivia, Kosovo, Solomon Islands, Cape Verde, Kyrgyz Republic, Sri Lanka, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Lesotho, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Mauritania, Syrian, Djibouti, Micronesia, Tajikistan, Egypt, Moldova, Timor-Leste, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Georgia, Myanmar, Uzbekistan, Ghana, Nicaragua, Vanuatu, Guatemala, Nigeria, Vietnam, Guyana, Pakistan, West Bank and Gaza, Honduras, Papua New Guinea, Yemen, India, Philippines, Zambia.
For more information, please visit grants.gov.