Our Medical Research Councils and Arts and Humanity Research Council award has the following long-term partnership aims:
To establish lasting interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral research partnership to develop, evaluate and disseminate innovative and sustainable solutions that prevent and respond to road traffic related trauma in Malawi, and across sub-Saharan Africa.
To investigate the barriers and facilitators, including cultural and contextual factors that influence the community prevention of and response to road traffic related trauma.
To develop a programme intervention to improve community prevention and first-response within local communities highly affected by road traffic related trauma.
To consider the potential transferability of the developed programme intervention across sub-Saharan Africa.
To communicate the outputs of the partnership, and the interdisciplinary and inter-sectoral methods that are used to achieve its aims, to a local national and international audience.
To develop a partnership funding plan to ensure sustainability of the partnership.