NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE)


What is RESPIRE? How is it funded? Who does it involve?

What is RESPIRE?

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Funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), RESPIRE is a Global Health Research Unit focusing on respiratory health in Asia.

Our Projects

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RESPIRE projects cover work across all our partner countries, in both acute and chronic conditions affecting adults and children.

Supporting Platforms

The three ‘supporting platforms’ of RESPIRE increase the ability of our partners to plan, undertake and implement the findings of research in their countries.

RESPIRE Partners

The RESPIRE team includes partners from Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Pakistan.

Key contacts in UK team

A core team in the UK underpins the work of RESPIRE.

Governance and Committees

Professor Aziz Sheikh and Professor Harry Campbell direct RESPIRE.