This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) issued by the Fogarty International Center (FIC), together with the Office of Dietary Supplements (OD/ODS), the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the National Institute
of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), encourages applications for the Chronic, Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lifespan:
Fogarty International Research Training Award (NCD-LIFESPAN) D43 program for collaborative research training between institutions in the U. S. and low-and middle-income countries (LMIC), defined by the World Bank classification system.
The proposed institutional research training program is expected to sustainably strengthen the research capacity of the LMIC institutions, and to train in-country experts to conduct research on chronic, non-communicable diseases and disorders across the lifespan, with the ultimate goal of implementing evidence-based interventions relevant to their countries.
Mechanism of Support:
This FOA will use the NIH Institutional Research Training D43 grant mechanism.
Training programs may not be transferred from one institution to another.
(See section VI.
2. ) Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards.
Because the nature and scope of the proposed international research training program will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary.
The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the numbers, quality, duration, and costs of the applications received.