Research & Advocacy Fund
RAF is managed by a consortium of agencies from Pakistan and the UK led by the British Council. The fund aims to stimulate research that is relevant, accessible and useful to policy makers, and to support advocacy initiative that use research based evidence to influence MNH Policies and practices.
The fund encourages research and / or advocacy proposals from public and private organizations, civil society organization, research institutes, consultants and consortia with the capacity to undertake research and advocacy. Research and advocacy proposals for funding can be made for small grants up to GBP £ 50,000/- or for larger grant up to GBP £ 500,000/-.
Priority areas related to Maternal and Newborn Health:
· Equitable access to services
· Improved quality of service provision
· Institutional context
· Role of research and advocacy in health policy reform
· Role of innovation in improving MNH services.
Donour Agency website: www.rafpakistan.org