Joint Global Health Trials Scheme

Name of funder: 
DfID, Wellcome Trust and MRC (UK)
1 October 2013
15,000,000 GBP
Who is eligible?: 
Academic groups in the UK and/or LMICs

The Department for International DevelopmentMedical Research Council and the Wellcome Trust are pleased to announce the launch of the fourth call for proposals to the Joint Global Health Trials scheme to which £15 million has been committed.

Proposals are invited from academic groups, based either in the UK or the countries where the studies will take place, for interventions that will contribute to improving health in low-middle income countries.

The scope of the scheme encompasses, but is not limited to, behavioural interventions, complex interventions, disease management, drugs, vaccines, hygiene and diagnostic strategies. This scheme is focused on late-stage (phase III/IV) efficacy and effectiveness trials.

Outline applications are now being accepted and the deadline for submission is 16:00 BST 1st October 2013.  

For more information please visit or email

Guidance on submitting an outline proposal and completing a Case for Support can be found here:


Kate Sheedy 

International Strategy Officer, Medical Research Council    

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