The Region 1 Health Research and Development Consortium is pleased to announce the 2021 Call for Research Proposals that has potential to address the current pandemic and is aligned to national and regional research priorities as follows:

National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA 2017-2022):
Responsive Health Systems
Research to Enhance and Extend Healthy Lives
Holistic Approaches to Health and Wellness
Health Resiliency
Global Competitiveness and Innovation in Health
Research in Equity and Health

Regional Unified Health Research Agenda (RUHRA 2017-2022):
Triple Burden of Disease
Health of Vulnerable Populations
Drug Discovery and Development
Health Technology and Innovations
Food Safety and Nutrition
Health Governance and Policies
Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
Health Financing

Interested individuals, with institutional affiliations who are R1HRDC Member Institutions, are welcome to apply. Kindly submit the following initial requirements through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
1. Capsule Research Proposal
2. Letter of Intent;
3. Work plan Schedule (Gantt Chart of Activities);
4. Curriculum Vitae of lead proponent (Principal Investigator/Project Leader); and,
5. Endorsement of agency head and/or research director

The deadline of submission is on 28 February 2021.

The RHRDC-Technical Review Board will conduct the initial review and shortlisting of applications. Applications that do not qualify will be notified accordingly.

For additional queries, please contact Ms. Ana Gay D. Ranga, R1HRDC Secretariat at 09778031747/ 09308817266.

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