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Research proposals for health systems improvement are selected

Research proposals for health systems improvement are selected

FAPESP, Confap and MRC announce result of call for proposals. The aim is to improve policies for vulnerable communities in Brazil (photo: MRC)

FAPESP announces the result of a call for proposals launched in collaboration with the Medical Research Council (MRC), United Kingdom, and the Brazilian State Funding Agencies (FAPs), articulated by the National Council of State Funding Agencies (CONFAP). 

Two collaborative projects between researchers from Brazil and researchers from the United Kingdom will be funded. The aim is to improve health policy and systems for vulnerable communities in Brazil.

The UK participation happens under the Newton Fund Programme.

Selected proposals:

Strengthening the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the health system in Brazil

Processo / Grant number

2017/50358-0

Acordo / Agreement

Newton Fund, Confap, MRC

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Christina May Moran de Brito

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Hannah Kuper

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Medicina / USP

 

How is the current crisis reshaping Brazil's health system? Strengthening health workforce and provision of services in São Paulo and Maranhão

Processo / Grant number

2017/50356-7

Acordo / Agreement

Newton Fund, Confap, MRC

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Mario Scheffer

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Giuliano Russo

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Queen Mary University of London

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Medicina / USP


The call for proposals is available at www.fapesp.br/en/11088.