The One Health Antimicrobial Resistance Research Programme (OHARP) is jointly funded by the Ministry of Health (MOH); National Environment Agency (NEA); National Parks Board/Animal & Veterinary Service (NParks/AVS); PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency (PUB); and Singapore Food Agency (SFA). It is administered by the National Centre for Infectious Diseases to support One Health AMR research across the human, animal, food and environmental sectors in Singapore.
The objective of the OHARP is to steer the national One Health antimicrobial resistance (AMR) research agenda; commission multi-disciplinary and multi-sectorial studies that will impact Singapore’s AMR policies and interventions; foster partnerships with academia and harness their expertise to find One Health solutions; and promote synergies and opportunities for collaboration between sectors.
Areas of Focus
The first grant call will focus on three research priority areas:
Timeline for OHARP Grant Call
Only one Corresponding Principal Investigator (PI) is allowed per application and is required to fulfil the following criteria at the point of application:
Research should be conducted in more than one sector – human, animal, food and environment – and in Singapore.
The application will be reviewed by the OHARP Scientific Panel for selection and applicants will be notified of the outcome by end May 2021. Applicants may be invited for an interview by the panel.
Up to $300,000 per project over and up to 3 years.
Interested applicants are to complete the OHARP Application Package. Please refer to the OHARP Terms & Conditions and Guidelines for the Management of NCID Programmes – OHARP for more details.
It is mandatory for all applications to be submitted and endorsed by the Host Institution's Director of Research (DOR) by 19 February 2021, Friday, 5pm. Submissions should be made to the OHARP Secretariat at email@example.com through the Host Institution's Research Office in the following format:
Please be reminded that the OHARP secretariat will not accept late or incomplete submissions or submissions from individual applicants without endorsements from Reporting Officer (RO) / Head of Department (HOD) and Designated Division Endorsers.
Please note that each applicant can only submit one application, and the application must list all the people and groups involved in the project.
Interested applicants are invited to join the OHARP January 2021 Grant Call Roadshow, held on 15 January 2021 (Friday), 4-5 pm on Zoom.
Please click here to register for the Roadshow. Successful registrants will be sent a confirmation email with log-in details.
For enquiries on OHARP, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Please refer to the grant application package and documents below which contain important information on the requirements of the OHARP grant:
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