Request for Applications (RFA): Research to support and guide the effective implementation and monitoring of COVID-19 vaccines and address long term effects of COVID-19 in South Africa

Request for Applications
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Research to support and guide the effective implementation and monitoring of COVID-19 vaccines and address long term effects of COVID-19 in South Africa
COVID-19 Vaccination; COVID-19 Natural History and Impact
13 September 2021
8 October 2021

The SAMRC, through its Grants, Innovation and Product Development division, is seeking proposals that address emerging and evolving questions on, and will contribute towards strengthening South Africa’s response to, the COVID-19 epidemic. The aim of this RFA is to support research on specific topics around COVID-19 vaccination, including vaccine safety and effectiveness and impact on the epidemic, genomics and immunology, and vaccine uptake and messaging, as well as topics on COVID-19 natural history and impact.

Please consult the RFA Document for more details on the RFA topics, requirements, eligibility and application processes. Application documents must be emailed to ship.rfps@mrc.ac.za by 6 pm SA time on 8 October 2021 and must include:

Please note that no maximum allowable budget has been prescribed. Applicants are invited to prepare a budget that is proportional to the proposed scope of work and a timeframe of 12 months or below.

See SAMRC Terms and Conditions of Funding  for general conditions of funding, including eligible and non-eligible costs.

Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered for funding.

     

    Contact details

    Application documents must be emailed to ship.rfps@mrc.ac.za by 6 pm SA time on 8 October 2021

    Expiration: 
    Friday, October 8, 2021 - 23:59