NIHR RIGHT4: Preventing Deaths from Acute Poisoning in Low-and Middle-Income Countries
Rural countryside in low and middle income country

Our international research programme aims to improve diagnosis, treatment and knowledge of acute poisoning in low and middle-income countries (LMIC).

The programme is overseen by an international and multidisciplinary team.

Resources for project staff and partners.

Funded by

National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR)


Testing a new point-of-care diagnostic tool to improve early diagnosis of methanol poisoning.

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Improving surveillance of pesticide poisoning and trialling auto-injectors for pre-hospital treatment.

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Developing guidance for management of pesticide poisoning in low and middle-income countries.

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Increasing research capacity through training, scholarships, and mentoring, and models for clinical trial development.

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Increasing capacity of Poison Information Centres (PICs) and operationalising  World Health Organisation guidelines.

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The Global Research Academy for Clinical Toxicology supports early career researchers from low and middle-income countries.