Deadline: 6 December 2017
The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking proposals for funding a opportunity entitled “Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues (ELSI) Research Program.”
This FOA solicits applications for research projects that identify, examine and address the ethical, legal and societal issues raised by genomic and environmental health research and technology that pertain to individuals, families, communities and societies throughout Africa.
- H3Africa Consortium Participation: H3Africa is organized as a research consortium that brings participants together in a highly collaborative and synergistic effort.
- Community Engagement: H3Africa recognizes ongoing community engagement and the building of trust relationships with research participants as an essential feature of ethical biomedical and population-based genomics research involving human subjects.
- Collaborations: One of the major goals of the H3Africa Initiative is to facilitate opportunities for collaboration between and among investigators within Africa, in order to help build a larger African scientific community, which will in turn lead to more research opportunities and cutting-edge science on the continent.
- Providing the next generation of African researchers with opportunities in genomics: Establishing the next generation of African researchers to take advantage of genomic approaches to health research is a primary objective of the H3Africa program.
Application budgets are limited to $100,000 direct costs per year but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
- Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions),
- Specifically, the following African organizations/institutions are eligible to apply:
- Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
- Private Institutions of Higher Education
- Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.
- Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit Grants.gov.