Funding opportunities

Supporting the generation of policy-relevant knowledge

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

Current Calls

Win a prize! Alliance's first ever essay competition - Closing date: 31 January 2017

The Alliance for Health Policy & Systems Research is pleased to announce its first ever essay competition on the future of health policy and systems research. The winning paper will be published as a background paper for a high level conference on “Health Policy and Systems Research: 20 years on” that will take place in Stockholm Sweden, in April 2017.

In addition, a cash prize of USD 7,500 will be awarded to the authors of the winning paper. Prizes of USD 2,500 and USD 1,000 will be awarded to the authors of the 2nd and 3rd place papers.

What is Health Policy and Systems Research?

Health policy and systems research (HPSR) is an interdisciplinary field that seeks to understand and improve how societies organize themselves in achieving collective health goals, and how different actors interact in the policy and implementation processes to contribute to policy outcomes.

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The Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research
20 avenue Appia,
1211 Geneva
Switzerland
Tel.: +41 22 791 2973
Fax: +41 22 791 4817
Email: alliancehpsr@who.int