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Call for Submissions: Research Proposals on HIV/ AIDS by ICMR, New Delhi: Submit by Mar 16

By: Jasmeet | 07 Mar 2020 9:01 PM

ICMR thrives to build a research capability of distinction to face the challenge of growing HIV/AIDS in India and to establish research initiatives that have an interface with intervention and policy development to prevent and control the spread of the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Concerted efforts are therefore required to engage other institutes including NGOs, trusts to involve them in research activities for HIV/AIDS. This project intends to leverage the existing mechanisms of strengthening research under NACP and plugging the visible gaps.

Focus Areas

Interested Investigators are invited to submit full research Proposals (Ad-hoc) pertaining to the following research areas:

  1. Submit a proposal to prioritize high – risk key sub-populations by their size and presence in the critical states with the following objectives:
  • To understand the high – risk key sub-populations
  • Program coverage in the high – risk key sub-populations
  • Ways to enhance access and cost-effectiveness of various interventions.

2. Submit a proposal to identify approaches and feasibility of rolling out viral load testing in different settings:

  • HIV-Hep C setting;
  • HIV-TB setting
  • Low patient load settings (proposal can be developed in all three settings or in one setting)

3. Submit a proposal to identify cost-effective approaches to enhance access to HIV testing.

Call for Submissions
  • To submit your proposals online, click here.
  • Investigators should select Broad Area as “Epidemiology & Communicable Diseases” and major discipline as “HIV/AIDS”.
  • At the starting of the proposal kindly clearly mention the broad key area, in which the proposal is submitted.
  • Proposals will be Review by an expert committee at ICMR.
  • The final result will be displayed on the website.
  • Regarding the result, no mail or any contact will be entertained.
  • The last date to submit your proposals is March 16, 2020.

Phone Number: 01126588590

Email ID:

For further details, click here.

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