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The Collaboration for Evidence-based Healthcare and Public Health in Africa (CEBHA+) Project


Call for applications for hands on Grants  Proposal Writing  Training for Early Career Researchers


Introduction: The CEBHA+ project in Uganda, is based at Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MakCHS), and is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). It is part of the BMBF funded Research Networks for Health Innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa Funding Initiative. The overall aim of CEBHA+ is to build long-term capacity and infrastructure for evidence-based healthcare and public health in Sub-Saharan Africa. CEBHA+ is now soliciting for applications for hands on grants proposal writing  training for early career researchers based at  MakCHS (School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Biomedical Sciences and School of Health Sciences) or at MakCHS partner institutions: Makerere University John Hopkins Limited (MUHJU), Makerere University College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUUS), Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC), Mulago hospital, Baylor College of Medicine and Children’s Foundation-Uganda, Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI),Uganda Cancer Institute, Makerere Lung Institute, Infectious Disease Research Collaboration (IDRC), the Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (UINCD) in Uganda.

The training shall take place from 16th February 2023 to 24th March 2023. 


The GoaI and Objectives: The goal of the  training  is  to provide participants  with knowledge and hands-on skills in grants proposal writing. This is intended to create a critical mass of scientists  who can  write and submit winning grant proposal. Through hands on sessions participants shall: get overview of the core elements of grant writing, gain knowledge and skills for writing grants proposals.The training shall consist of 8 days face to face sessions spread over 1 month. There will be extended virtual support from facilitators (both local and International) to individual groups working on their grant proposal application until submission. Each participant shall receive certificate of  attendance upon completion.


Eligibility: Post graduate, PhD and Post-Doctoral students; and Early & mid career researchers. Must be responding to a pre-selected non-clinical trail health research or health related capacity building call for grant proposal application. Applicants  should apply in separate groups.  However,  those who shall apply  as individuals shall be given a chance to join or form groups upon successful admission. 


Application procedure: Please follow the application link to submit your application


Deadline for application: 13th February 2023.


For additional information and inquires please contact:  

Ms. Catherine Namubiru (+256 704 153780) 

Mr. Patrick Okello (+256 779 773 885)

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