RAI2E Grant Program: Inviting Proposals from Government and Non-government Organizations

Deadline: 30 November 2017

The RAI Regional Steering Committee (RSC) is currently inviting proposals from Government and non-government organizations to carry out operational research in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam.

Priority Areas for Operational Research

The Regional Component of the Regional Artemisinin-resistance Initiative (RAI2E) Funding Request, as approved by the Global Fund, presents two high-level research areas which are considered a priority in the GMS (sub-packages 1 & 2 below); broad research themes have been identified within each of these areas.

  • Sub-package 1: Defining optimal and sustainable approaches for prevention, diagnosis and treatment in response to the rapidly changing malaria epidemiology
    • Strengthening quality and sustainability of community-based services
      • Priority level: HIGH. Indicative funding range: up to $1.0 million
    • Mitigating forest transmission
      • Priority level: HIGH. Indicative funding range: up to $1.0 million
    • Managing P. vivax cases
      • Priority level: MEDIUM. Indicative funding range: up to $0.6 million.
  • Sub-package 2: Accelerating the transition from control to elimination: piloting new tools and optimizing surveillance as a core intervention
    • Evaluate new tools for identifying and/or treating asymptomatic individuals to effectively halt transmission
      • Priority level: HIGH. Indicative funding range: up to $2.0 million
    • Optimizing approaches to active surveillance
      • Priority level: HIGH. Indicative funding range: up to $1.4 million

Funding Information

The maximum available ceiling amount for this package is 6 million USD. Value-for-money and cost-effectiveness will be a key factor in the evaluation of proposals.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Both international and national organizations are eligible to apply. In order to respond to this Call for Proposals, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
    • The organization (and any partners/sub-grantees) must be legally registered to operate in the proposed project country/ies, with a Memorandum of Understanding with the respective Ministry.
    • The organization has demonstrated experience in the implementation of similar projects.
    • Conflict of Interest: The grantee’s other relationships, associations, activities, and interests should not create a conflict of interest that could prevent full impartiality in implementation of the grant activities.
  • Any organization that does not meet the minimum eligibility criteria will not be considered.

How to Apply

All applications should be submitted electronically at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam

For more information, please visit RAI2E Grant Program.

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