Community health June 13, 2019
Health Foundation opens applications for population health research funding

By News Feature - Accountable Care Journal

The Health Foundation’s £1.5 million Social and Economic Value of Health in a Place Research Programme 2019 has been opened to expand knowledge linking physical and mental health to social and economic outcomes.

Teams that are selected will receive between £200,000 and £300,000 for projects with a maximum duration of two years.

Building on the growing field investigating the social determinants of health and links to the economy, the programme looks to expand on the multi-factorial relationship between the two. Priority areas include: 

  • Understanding the relationship between a given population’s health and the health of individuals within that population,
  • Establishing the definitions and metrics needed to examine the relationship between the health of a population in a place and the social and economic outcomes of that place.

The closing date for the programme is 12:00 on Thursday 25 July 2019.  

The programme is currently supporting six research projects in this field, investigating this relationship from the perspective of individuals.


The outline proposal for applications can be found here. Once this has been completed, forms can be submitted to valueofhealthinaplace@health.org.uk.

More information can be found here.


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