Press release: IPA and J-PAL announce US$16 million grant from UK government to fund new research on solutions to challenges in governance, crime and conflict, and peace and recovery
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), two research centers working to support evidence-informed policymaking, were jointly awarded a grant of GBP£12 million (US$16 million) from the UK Department for International Development to generate new research on effective policies to promote peace and good governance, reduce crime, and support individuals and communities recovering from conflict.
Anigbo and his team developed the Swift Emergency Care, an online emergency response care system, the “Uber” for health emergencies in Nigeria. Nigeria’s healthcare system is riddled with numerous challenges and limitations, from medical negligence to a lack of infrastructure and personnel.
- Health Care
- Sub-Saharan Africa