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Axa Research Fund: Women's health and access to healthcare

The AXA Research Fund opens a call for projects for a two-year grant  of €125'000.  This call for projects aims to identify and support future research leaders in improving Women’s Health. We will look for transdisciplinary research topics (including big data and new technologies), adopting either a global perspective or focusing on regional challenges. Projects can adopt a life-course or transgenerational approach or focus on a specific life stage (childhood, adolescence, adulthood, old age), in areas such as but not limited to:

  • Consumption or behavioral changes (including addictions) and related rising health risks: increased consumption of sugar (risk of obesity), tobacco (risk of lung cancer), alcohol (risk of cardiovascular diseases), lack of physical activity …
  • Maternal health: healthcare (including preventative interventions) during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum periods (including prenatal, delivery and postnatal complications),…
  • Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD): prevention, detection, screening, treatment / therapy, follow-up, psychological support, recurrence prevention, palliative care… targeting:

o Cancer – including breast cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer
o Cardiovascular diseases
o COPD
o Diabetes
o Cataract

  • Mental diseases, depression and cognitive impairment: prevention, detection, screening, treatment, monitoring, psychological support,…
  • Ill health (physical and mental) linked to domestic violence: prevention, care, therapy, support,…
  • Healthy ageing: increase healthy lifespan by delaying/avoiding impairments, disabilities and dependency…
29 mai 2018
  Appels à projets & événements Recherche