​​​Extramural Grants for COVID 19 Research

​S.#Department​Principal Investigator​Titl​e of the Gr​ant​​SponsorApproved CurrencyGrant AmountUSD Equivalent
1.        AnesthesiologyAsad LatifCOVID-19: Tele-ICU support for training and consultation in Pakistan.Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationUSD499,756499,756.00
2.       Pediatrics and Child HealthImran NisarCOVID-19 Household Transmission study in Pakistan.Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationUSD304,499304,499.00
3.       Clinical Trial UnitsSaeed HamidPreparation of trial site for COVID-19 vaccine efficacy trialPATH
4.       Pathology and Laboratory MedicineErum KhanClinical Evaluation of the Panbio COVID-19 Ag Antigen Test in Symptomatic Subjects (CATSS)Abbott LaboratoriesUSD121,903121,903.00
5.       MedicineZainab SamadInternational Registry of Healthcare workers exposed to COVID-19 patients (UNITY Global)CertaraUSD108,855108,855.00
6.       Pathology and Laboratory MedicineM Asim BegChloroquine prevention of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the health care setting; a placebo-controlled prophylaxis study, COPCOV The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of OxfordGBP43,23055,937.00
7.       Community Health SciencesSarah SaleemCOVID 19 Child and Adolescent Mental Health ResponseBritish Asian TrustGBP25,00131,236.00
8.       Community Health SciencesWaqas HameedAPW for COVID-19 Research: Assessment of psychosocial and mental health needs of health workers managing the outbreak.World Health OrganizationPKR3,321,50020,022.00
9.       Community Health SciencesZafar FatmiFoundations for Health and Empowerment 6-Month COVID Emergency Response Plan Aga Khan Foundation PakistanPKR2,669,09416,252.00
10.   Pediatrics and Child HealthJai K. DasModel the COVID-19 Outbreak Scenarios for Six Countries in South Asia and the Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak and its Response Interventions on Maternal and Child Health.The Hospital for Sick KidsUSD15,00015,000.00
11.   Pediatrics and Child HealthShabina AriffA Prospective Cohort Study of the effect of COVID-19 in pregnancy and neonatal period (INTERCOVID) aiming at assessing the impact of COVID-19 on maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes world wideThe Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of OxfordUSD9,5009,500.00

Source: AKU Finance