NIHR to invest £59m in AMR, air pollution and infectious diseases

  28 January 2020

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has announced plans to invest £58.7 million in to research to protect the public from health threats such as antimicrobial resistance (AMR), air pollution and infectious diseases.

The new cash injection will go towards 14 new NIHR Health Protection Research Units (HPRUs), which in turn will fund high quality research that enhances the ability of Public Health England (PHE) to use “innovative techniques” to protect the public’s health and “minimise the health impact of emergencies.”

Further reading: Pharma Times
Author(s): Anna Smith
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