Alliance HPSR/ World Health Organization Call for proposals on Health Policy Analysis for Health Taxes (Up to US$ 55 000 grant)

Deadline: 23 December 2022

Deadline: 23 December 2022

Submit your proposal on Health Policy Analysis for Health Taxes straight away!

Up to eight country case studies submitted in response to this request for ideas, which will examine how political economy issues affect the creation, enactment, and administration of health taxes at the national or subnational levels. influenced by quality.

Research teams will create analytical case studies based on data from significant national stakeholders and a shared conceptual framework. Principal Investigators required to be based in an LMIC research institution.

In order to comprehend the political economic elements that contribute to the advancement of the adoption of health taxes, the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research is directing the development of a series of analytical country case studies. Interested in health taxes on a variety of goods, including but not limited to meat, salt, sugar, alcohol, cigarettes, and fossil fuels. This program examines how political economic issues have influenced the creation, adoption, and implementation of health taxes.

  • A maximum of eight studies funded in as many countries. Individual research projects will be funded for up to a maximum of US$ 55 000.


  • The Principal Investigator must be a researcher based in a LMIC research institution, but special priority given to the following countries: Brazil, China, Colombia, Egypt, India, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Paraguay, the United Republic of Tanzania, TimorLeste, Uganda, Ukraine, and Zambia.
  • Teams should be gender-balanced with women comprising at least 50% of the research team. Teams should ideally include, or at the least emphasize and highlight links to policy-makers.
  • The experience of researchers as reflected in the proposal as well as the CV of the PI should reflect experience both in health policy analysis and examining the role of political economy considerations in health promotion activities.
  • Teams must, in their proposals, be able to demonstrate their plans for access to data sources relevant to answering their research questions.

For further information, visit Alliance HPSR.

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