Working to Advance Health Equity in Africa



Call for Strategic Research Partners

We’re seeking experienced research partners to support its first and second phase research in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA).
Research areas include:

– Expanded evidence on gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) for men, women, girls and boys, including their effects on overall health outcomes (2 years)
– How ESA countries can leverage investments for fiscally sustainable strategies for Universal Health Coverage (2 years)
– New approaches and technologies for HIV prevention in young people (2 years)
– Mapping trends in financial support to abortion services in East and Southern Africa (2years).


We are seeking regional human capacity and financial support from prospective partners so only partners with aligned research income should apply. Partners may be expected to manage all project funds so you will need to be able to demonstrate a track record of successfully managing grants.

How to apply: Interested partners should submit a capacity statement detailing their relevant experience in the region and relevant CVs to HEARDresearch@ukzn.ac.za by 28 March 2018.

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