Call for Applications: IDRC-CIHR-Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases – 2023 competition
The IDRC and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funding opportunity launched under this Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) program will support projects that examine how to implement one or more evidence-based interventions known to prevent or reduce exposure to non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factor(s) associated with city environments across the following three themes presented in the GACD call:
- Behavioural change interventions
- Interventions that focus on modifying the built environment
- Interventions that improve access to primary and secondary prevention services
This funding opportunity will support projects relevant to the following research areas:
Priority research area: Climate change and NCDs in cities
Projects in this research area must take an approach that includes interventions focused on reducing the impact of climate change on NCDs across one or more of the above three themes.
Projects including a focus on populations facing conditions of vulnerability in Canada must also include an equivalent focus on populations in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Open research area
Projects in this research area are open to any of the above three themes.
Projects including a focus on populations facing conditions of vulnerability in Canada must also include a focus on populations in LMICs and/or international Indigenous Peoples (including Indigenous Peoples in other high-income countries).
See the specific eligibility criteria on ResearchNet.
Please consult the list of eligible low- and middle-income countries in Annex 1 of the call on ResearchNet.
Further details on the call and detailed guidelines for submission are published on ResearchNet.