The Fogarty International Center (FIC), encourages new applications for planning grants in the Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (GID), The application must propose a plan to develop the components necessary for an international research training program application
to submit in response to the D43 FOA for the Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (GID),.
In developing an application for a planning grant, applicants need to be aware of the objectives and special requirements of this program defined in the Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (GID) (D43),(PAR-10-260) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) The Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (GID) supports research training that will strengthen the capacity of institutions in low-and middle-income countries (LMIC), defined by the World Bank classification system, to conduct infectious disease (excluding HIV/AIDS) research.
FIC will support planning grants for research-training programs that focus on major endemic or life-threatening emerging infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, widespread co-infections of HIV/AIDS patients or infections associated with non-communicable disease conditions of poverty in developing countries (see the FIC Strategic Plan http://www.fic.nih.gov/about/plan/strategicplan_08-1 2. htm and the Global Health Initiative http://www.theglobalhealthinitiative.org/.) The planning grant application should be developed and implemented collaboratively with all designated participating institutions.