The Global Health Research Center, DKU’s flagship research center, has recently been awarded three research grants that will fund the Center’s research projects in climate change, health-care policy and TB prevention and control.
The project awards include:
Keith Dear has received an award from The Australian National University for a project entitled “Climate Change Impacts on Workplace Extremes: Health Risk Estimates and Adaptive Options.” Total funding to Duke Kunshan University will be AUD $20,000 over 12 months. The primary award was made to The Australian National University by the National Health and Medical Research Council.
Chee-Ruey Hsieh has received an award from Fudan University for a project entitled “Improving access to and rational use of medicines through developing equitable and sustainable health insurance schemes in urban China.” Total funding to Duke Kunshan University will be CN¥160,000 over 12 months. The primary award was made to Fudan University by the World Health Organization.
Qian Long has received an award from Duke University for a project entitled “China Gates Tuberculosis (TB) prevention and control project (Phase II): Developing and evaluating finance approaches for TB and Multi-Drug Resistant TB treatment.” Total funding to Duke Kunshan University will be USD $20,400 over 3 months. The primary award was made to Duke University by the Gates Foundation.