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£5m award to tackle health inequalities in Coventry through research

WMS and WBS are both involved in an exciting research project with Coventry City Council and partners to tackle health inequalities across the city through research.

£5m has been awarded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to create a pioneering Health Determinants Research Collaboration (HDRC) in the city.

Coventry’s collaboration will undertake this ground breaking work and includes Coventry University, the University of Warwick, University College London, and University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire as well as a wide range of partners within the community and voluntary sectors.

Paramjit who is the lead for WMS on the project said. "We are delighted to be working with Coventry City Council and partners on this exciting opportunity to address the underlying causes of widespread inequalities in our city. We hope to significantly contribute to effective solutions by embedding research culture within our partner organisations; enabling and empowering them to make a real impact on the lives of our local community.”

You can read the Council's press release hereLink opens in a new window.

Fri 21 Oct 2022, 10:44 | Tags: GRPNews Health GRP