ARCADE RSDH

Asian regional capacity development for research on social determinants of health

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Contract/Grant agreement number
: -
EC contribution
: € 1,996,595.00
Duration
: 48 months
Starting date
: 01/12/2011
Keywords
: Research capacity building, research on social determinants of health, blended learning, eLearning, blended learning, research education, collaboration.
Project web-site
: http://www.arcade-project.org/rsdh

ARCADE RSDH develops new research training capacity in research on social determinants of health (RSDH) in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) in Asia. The focus is on postgraduate training, institutional strengthening for education and grants management, and LMICs-based network building. Novel capacity building approaches will reduce brain drain, be more climate friendly and encourage gender equity. Internet mounted downloadable modules will support delivering excellent interdisciplinary courses. Addressing social determinants of health and tackling health inequity are research intensive. Therefore LMICs need to grow their own capacity to strengthen RSDH: interdisciplinary, rigorous and relevant. /p>
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