Grants and other funding activities
TDR funds specific research projects in diseases of poverty, which cover infectious diseases and the culture and environment that contribute to these problems. We also support the development of individuals and institutions in the countries where these diseases are prevalent.
Below are the current opportunities.
Calls for grant applications or/and letters of interest
Postgraduate training grants now available
Seven universities provide Masters and PhD level degrees that focus on implementation research. Applications need to be submitted to the universities.
Joint SEARO/TDR Small Grants Scheme for Implementation Research in Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Submission deadline: 20 June 2016
The World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia (SEARO), in collaboration with the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), is pleased to announce the 2016 call for applications for the Joint SEARO/TDR small grants scheme for implementation research in infectious diseases of poverty.  All proposals should address key public health challenges related to such infectious diseases of poverty as tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical diseases and other emerging infectious diseases.