Deadline for applications is June 20.

Washington, D.C., 23 May 2016 (PAHO) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), together with the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) of the World Health Organization (WHO), invites applications for grants to support research on how to improve the implementation of health programs in the Americas.

The research grants range from US$25,000 — $30,000. The application deadline is June 20 2016.

This initiative seeks to facilitate improvements in health program implementation by generating knowledge through research that is embedded within existing activities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The grants are intended for individuals responsible for program implementation in public institutions, who wish to improve the efficiency of their programs, incorporate research into those programs, learn more about implementation, and facilitate decision making based on empirical evidence.

The program is organized by PAHO's Department of Knowledge Management, Bioethics and Research. Since 2014, the iPIER program has financed 12 projects in the Region.

For more information on the call and eligibility criteria, please see Grants for health programs implementation or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.