Effects of COVID-19 on artisanal fishing in the Piura region, Peru

GCRF Funding Cycle2019-20 Principal InvestigatorsTania Mendo SchoolsBiology ODA countriesPeru Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 12, Goal 14 This project has shed light on the magnitude of the impact of Covid-19 on artisanal fisheries and their associated value chains. While artisanal fishing activities were allowed to continue in Peru, impacts further down the value chain, specifically in transport, … Read more

Overcoming the COVID-19 dilemma in tuberculosis (TB) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) research and care

GCRF Funding Cycle2020-21 Principal InvestigatorWilber Sabiiti SchoolsMedicine ODA countriesTanzania, Uganda Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 3 COVID-19 disease caused by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has caused a dilemma in the management of chronic lung diseases. Like tuberculosis (TB) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), COVID-19 predominantly presents with fever and persistent cough. Secondly, … Read more

Tuberculosis in the time of COVID-19: improving safety in healthcare facilities

GCRF Funding Cycle2020-21 Principal InvestigatorDerek Sloan SchoolsMedicine, Geography and Sustainable Development ODA countriesUganda Sustainable Development GoalsGoal 3, Goal 4 Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection which can cause life-threatening illness, particularly for people are also living with HIV. Currently, HIV-TB care in Uganda is complicated by the emergence of a new viral disease: Coronavirus disease … Read more

SFC Global Challenges Research Fund (Rapid Response & COVID-19) FY 2020-21

“As academics working in ODA countries on Global Challenges projects, we stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter, and with disadvantaged communities across the globe. We recognise that universities, and the research and teaching that takes place there, have been part of a wider systemic framework that has seen minority voices silenced, and that has seen racism go unaddressed. In all … Read more

SFC ODA Global Challenges (GCRF) FY 2019-20

This Expression of Interest (EOI) call is open for applications for new projects for 2019-20 or projects that build on previous SFC ODA GCRF funding. As further funding for year 2020-2021 is anticipated, elements of the project which are expected to extend beyond 30 June 2020 should be outlined briefly but not fully costed. This … Read more