Capacity Building Infrastructure Grants Program
The NSW Health Capacity Building Infrastructure Grants (CBIG) Program provides infrastructure funding to research organisations in NSW that undertake public health and health services research. Round 3 of the CBIG Program runs from January 2010 to June 2013.
Grants under Round 3 of the CBIG Program support the following research organisations:
• Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of NSW for research in the health services fields of clinical governance, health informatics and clinical service design and evaluation. AIHI brochure; AIHI case study; AIHI case study 2;
• Australian Rural Health Research Collaboration, University of Sydney for research into environmental health; mental health; farm health and injury prevention; rural, remote and indigenous health services; and primary health care. ARHRC brochure; ARHRC case study; ARHRC case study 2;
• Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (Public Health), Western Sydney Local Health District for research into the prevention, surveillance, epidemiology and diagnosis of infections to reduce morbidity and mortality from communicable diseases. CIDM-PH brochure; CIDM-PH case study; CIDM-PH case study 2;
• Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, University of NSW for research including the prevention and management of chronic diseases, improving the provision of primary health care in the community and addressing health inequalities. CPHCE brochure; CPHCE case study; CPHCE case study 2;
• Hunter Medical Research Institute (Public Health Program Capacity Building Group) for its work in monitoring the use and impact of health services; reducing social and behavioural health risks; health service development and evaluation; and reducing communicable disease risks. HMRI-PHP-CBG brochure; HMRI-PHP-CBG case study; HMRI-PHP-CBG case study 2;
• Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney for research addressing the interface of physical activity, obesity, nutrition and metabolic health. PRC brochure; PRC case study; PRC case study 2.
For more information about Round 3 of the program, refer to the Round 3 Information Kit.
Round 4 of the Program will run from July 2013 to June 2017 under a new title: the Population Health and Health Services Research Support (PHHSRS) Program. For information about Round 4 visit the PHHSRS webpage.
Alternatively email: PHHSRS@doh.health.nsw.gov.au.