Human Health and Heredity in Africa (H3Africa): Research Grants (U01)

This NIH Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), supported by funds from the NIH Common Fund (Common Fund) and participating NIH Institute(s) and Center(s), invites applications from foreign Institutions in African countries who wish to develop the study of genomic/genetic/environmental contributors

of human health and disease within Africa, using cutting edge research tools to understand health and diseases affecting African populations more completely and increase capacity for biomedical research, in terms of building infrastructure (including data and research resources), genomic proficiency of researchers and numbers of trainees.In partnership with the Wellcome Trust, the H3Africa initiative is focused on supporting these efforts as part of an effort to promote sustainable research in Africa that will promote health and combat disease.

The purpose of this FOA is to call for applications for research projects.

Awards will focus on supporting research on the genetic/environmental contributors to health and disease in Africa that fall within the mission of the NIH, which is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and to apply that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
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Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: National Institutes of Health

Estimated Funding: $1,250,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-12-004.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); African institutions that are eligible for the NIH awards

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-12-004.html

Contact:
NIH OER WebmasterFBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Agency Email Description:
If you have any problems linking to this funding announcement, please contact the NIH OER Webmaster

Agency Email:
FBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Date Posted:
2011-12-21

Application Due Date:
2012-01-06

Archive Date:
2012-02-06



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