Fogarty International Center Announces Funding Opportunity for Health Professional Research Education Programs in Africa

Letter of Intent Due: February 28, 2018

Application Deadline: March 28, 2018

The National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center has announced an R25 grant program, the Health-Professional Education Partnership Initiative (HEPI). The program is designed to improve biomedical, behavioral or clinical research, and health care service training in the countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Creative educational activities should focus primarily on courses for skills development, research experiences, mentoring activities, curriculum or methods development, and outreach. Applicants are required to develop partnerships with at least one additional health professional institution within their country, and are encouraged to partner with other African, U.S., or international institutions as well as other schools or departments within their own institutions. For more information about the HEPI program and the funding opportunity announcement RFA-TW-17-001, click here.