Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
The Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) and the Research Council of Norway (RCN) are currently seeking proposals for their collaborative research projects in the field of antimicrobial resistance.
ICMR will fund the Indian component of the studies and will collaborate on this initiative with RCN. Support will be for a maximum of three years.
This cooperation seeks to establish a health research relationship for encouraging research in a range of health-related areas of mutual interest, including human vaccines, infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance. The agreement shall promote direct cooperation within the field being organized through joint calls and funding for research proposals/projects as well as facilitating exchange of scientists and scientific information.
The following broad areas are covered in the call:
Surveillance systems for antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic use in humans and/or animal population
Design, implementation and evaluation of antibiotic stewardship programs including intervention studies to promote infection control and clinical practice guidelines in hospitals, primary care and veterinary medicine
Novel strategies for diagnosis and treatment of infections caused by multidrug resistance bacteria
Ecological, evolutionary and molecular properties of antimicrobial resistance
The Norwegian investigator and the Indian collaborator are eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Applicants are requested to send 10 copies of each of the full proposal as prescribed format and a summary sheet along with necessary documents via postal mail, or a soft copy as a PDF attachment via email.
Eligible Countries: India and Norway
For more information, please visit ICMR.