DKU research center receives three research grants | Duke Kunshan University

DKU research center receives three research grants

June 20, 2014

The Global Health Research Center, DKU’s flagship research center, has recently been awarded three research grants that will fund the Center’s research projects in climate change, health-care policy and TB prevention and control.

The project awards include:

Keith Dear has received an award from The Australian National University for a project entitled “Climate Change Impacts on Workplace Extremes: Health Risk Estimates and Adaptive Options.” Total funding to Duke Kunshan University will be AUD $20,000 over 12 months. The primary award was made to The Australian National University by the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Chee-Ruey Hsieh has received an award from Fudan University for a project entitled “Improving access to and rational use of medicines through developing equitable and sustainable health insurance schemes in urban China.” Total funding to Duke Kunshan University will be CN¥160,000 over 12 months. The primary award was made to Fudan University by the World Health Organization.

Qian Long has received an award from Duke University for a project entitled “China Gates Tuberculosis (TB) prevention and control project (Phase II): Developing and evaluating finance approaches for TB and Multi-Drug Resistant TB treatment.” Total funding to Duke Kunshan University will be USD $20,400 over 3 months. The primary award was made to Duke University by the Gates Foundation.