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The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) was established in 1969 with the aim to deliver on a mandate to promote the improvement of the health and the quality of life of the population of our country through research, development and technology transfer.

The scope of the SAMRC’s research includes basic laboratory investigations, clinical research and public health studies.  Research at the SAMRC focuses on the top ten causes of death in South Africa and includes TB, HIV, burden of disease, chronic diseases, alcohol and drug abuse, and women’s health.

 

    
 
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Image 03 Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, 30 September - 4 October 2014, Cape Town

Funding Opportunities
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bullet Self-initiated research grants Guidelines and information - deadline date: 30 June 2014
bullet Funding Opportunity for Conferences
bullet MRC Funding diary (pdf format, 379 kb)
bullet MRC/NIH research funding for AIDS, TB and HIV/AIDS related cancer. RFA deadline: 22 April 2014
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U.S.-South Africa Program for Collaborative Biomedical Research (U01): Application due date - 22 April 2014

bullet U.S.-South Africa Program for Collaborative Biomedical Research (R01): Application Due Date - 22 April 2014 
bullet U.S.-South Africa Program for Collaborative Biomedical Research (R21): Application Due Date - 22 April 2014
bullet Strategic Health Innovation Partnerships (SHIP)
Drugs and Medical Devices RFA: Closed - Award date:
March 2014
bullet SHIP Request for Applications (RFA): Tuberculosis Vaccine Development, HIV Vaccines and Prevention. Application deadline: 14 February 2014 (Notice for clarification posted)
  SHIP Request for Applications (RFA): Platinum Group Metal (PGM)-Based Drug Discovery and Medical Device Development. Application deadline: 13 April 2014
bullet South African Medical Research Council  - Global Alliance for Chronic Disease. Call for Research Proposals: Prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes. Application deadline dates as per co-funding agency’s timelines.
bullet Other (non-MRC) Funding Opportunities

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17 April, 2014
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