Calls for proposals

Supporting the generation of policy-relevant knowledge

The Alliance issues calls for research proposals and bids on a regular basis targeted towards institutions from low- and middle-income countries.

Current Calls

Request for Technical Assistance Centre Bids (SEARO Region): Improving Programme Implementation through Embedded Resesarch (iPIER)

The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) and the South-East Asia Regional Office (SEARO) are implementing a new program of embedded implementation research to support health programmes. The initiative is entitled Improving Programme Implementation through Embedded Research (iPIER). This program will support the development of and demand for research that is problem-focused and action-oriented. As part of a call for embedded research proposals launched in January 2015, the AHPSR and SEARO will select and fund 8-10 implementation research projects in the Region.

Through this call for expressions of interest, the AHPSR and SEARO are recruiting a Technical Assistance Centre to provide ongoing technical assistance and coordination for this new programme of implementation research.

The selected institution will have an established reputation in the field of health systems and/or Implementation Research. This reputation should be based on demonstrated records of publications, teaching, mentoring related to health systems and/or Implementation Research. The selected institution will be expected to work independently while maintaining an ongoing collaborative relationship with the AHPSR Secretariat and SEARO.

Please note that only institutions based in countries within the WHO South-East Asia Region are eligible to apply.

Deadline for submission: 10 April 2015 23:59 GMT

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