Advancing Infectious Disease Detection and Response in Uganda
Number of Applications is limited to one per eligible institution (p. 4 of the PDF).
If you wish to apply to a program that limits the number of applications allowed per institution, please email a one-page abstract about your proposal with a link to the program of interest to Cheryl Ridgeway email@example.com in the Office of the Vice President for Research with a cc to the Division of Sponsored Programs firstname.lastname@example.org at least 30 days in advance of the deadline. If we receive multiple abstracts in response to a given solicitation, a review will be conducted to select the applicant to submit on behalf of the University of Iowa.
The purpose of this Notice: To conduct and monitor epidemiologic, clinical, and laboratory-based projects, surveillance, and research of important diseases in Uganda including but not limited to activities to address acute febrile illness, antimicrobial resistance and hospital acquired infections, respiratory infections and influenza, enteric illnesses, and other public health threats. To incorporate the results of research activities into operational disease detection, prevention, and response or control programs in Uganda and the strengthening of local workforce capacity and dissemination of findings across the region, with partners, and globally. Other areas for research include emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, zoonotic and vector borne diseases; environmental health issues effecting infectious diseases (such as water and air); vaccine-preventable diseases; biosafety and security; and other public health threats of local importance.