Fondation Mérieux’s Small Grant Program – Fighting against Infectious Diseases
Applications are open for the Fondation Mérieux’s grants program to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. The projects including as beneficiaries mothers and children will be given priority.
The Mérieux Foundation, an independent family foundation with public interest status, is committed to fighting, in the field, the infectious diseases that affect developing countries by building capacities, particularly in clinical laboratories.
With its network of laboratories, the foundation’s work is focused on diagnosis, an essential aspect of patient care and an indispensable tool for disease surveillance and control. Taking a global health approach, the foundation also works in the field to help the most vulnerable, with a strong emphasis on mothers and children.
Each selected project will receive a maximum grant of 5,000 euros.
Mérieux Foundation’s grants programme is open to the projects of private individuals, organizations or associations, provided that they are long-term and incorporate local health.
The project must meet the following criteria:
- It is run in a developing country by local people;
- It relates to HIV / AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, hepatitis, neglected tropical infections and other infectious diseases that represent significant problems to public health;
- It provides concrete solutions that are suitable and sustainable for the local population and goes beyond education and outreach.
How to Apply
Deadline: 1 March 2019
Applicants must download the application form via given website.
For more information, visit Fondation Mérieux’s Grants Programme.