Coronavirus (883) Call for research proposals: Health emergency and disaster risk management (Health EDRM) in the context of COVID-19

6 August, 2020

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Subject: Call for research proposals: Health emergency and disaster risk management (Health EDRM) in the context of COVID-19

Dear members of the WHO Thematic Platform for Health EDRM Research Network,

I trust this mail finds you well.

It is our great pleasure to inform you that the WHO Centre for Health Development (WHO Kobe Centre) has issued the call for research proposals: Health emergency and disaster risk management (Health EDRM) in the context of COVID-19.

You are kindly invited to submit project proposals in one or more of the following four research areas:

a) Research that increases the likelihood of implementing an all-hazards health emergency and disaster risk management approach, including prevention, preparedness and readiness, for the risks related to emergencies that may occur during the COVID-19 pandemic.

b) Research that strengthens governance mechanisms and enables a whole-of-society approach to managing the risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic and other health emergencies.

C) Research to strengthen community resilience before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

d) Studying interventions to address mental health problems in the Kansai region, Japan

For detailed call for proposals information, please visit the WHO Kobe Centre website: https://extranet.who.int/kobe_centre/en or you can directly access the call for proposals through the following link: https://extranet.who.int/kobe_centre/sites/default/files/pdf/calls-tors/...

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The deadline to submit the intention to bid is on September 11, 2020 by 23:00 (Japan Standard Time) and the deadline for proposal submission is on September 27, 2020 by 23:00 (Japan Standard Time).

We truly appreciate your engagement and continuing support for the activities of the WHO Thematic Platform for Health EDRM Research Network.

With best regards,

Patou Musumari, MD, PhD

Technical assistant for the WHO TPRN Secretariat

WHO Centre for Health Development (WHO Kobe Centre)