Joint leadership between partners is required across major UK global health research programme
- Break larger projects down into coherent work packages.
- Embed community engagement within the fabric of the project.
- Ensure your timeframe is realistic; a set-up phase is strongly encouraged.
- Effective contingency plans come from knowing your partners.
Since 2016, the National Institute for Health Research in the UK has run a global health research programme, funded through the UK’s aid budget, for the benefit of people in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs).