Countdown to call 3

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One of the proposed call topics aims to explore how digital technologies, such as smartphones, can help to improve the care of people with mental health disorders. Image by Jan Vašek via Pixabay.
Draft topics for IHI calls 3 and 4 published
Digital technologies in mental health care, advanced therapies for rare diseases, and improving hospital care are among the topics pencilled in for IHI’s next calls for proposals. IHI call 3 is scheduled for launch in December, while IHI call 4 will be in early 2023.
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Sign up for the IHI Call Days
Registration is open for the IHI Call Days on 12-15 December 2022 (for call 3) and 18-19 January 2023 (for call 4). The series of online events will provide potential applicants with the information they need to put together a strong proposal, and give them the opportunity to identify and meet partners for their consortia.

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