Optimizing Venous Thromboembolism Management in Latin America

Funding Agency:
Pfizer Inc.

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) supports the global healthcare community’s independent initiatives (e.g., research, quality improvement, or education) to improve patient outcomes in areas of unmet medical need that are aligned with Pfizer’s medical and/or scientific strategies. Pfizer’s GMG competitive grant program involves a publicly posted Request for Proposal (RFP) that provides detail regarding a general area of interest, sets timelines for review and approval, and uses an internal Pfizer review process to make final grant decisions. Organizations are invited to submit an application addressing the practice gaps as outlined in the specific RFP.

Pfizer invite academic and healthcare organizations with the interest to develop and conduct a comprehensive educational program that helps to improve HCPs educational knowledge in this area to apply for this (RFP), in order to provide participants with the core capabilities to enhance the quality and content of Real-world evidence (RWE) and Real-world data (RWD) in Latin America.

Projects that will be considered for Pfizer support will focus on:

• Improving detection, case finding, diagnosis and treatment optimization of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE).

• Standardization of VTE diagnosis and treatment according to anticoagulation guidelines.

• Thrombosis risk assessment and VTE treatment optimization according to patient characteristic (age, comorbidities, obesity, low weight, Cancer associated VTE, etc.) according to anticoagulation guidelines.

• Improving VTE recurrence awareness to optimize transition of care from the inpatient to the outpatient settings.

• Improving patient education to optimize treatment adherence and engagement in decision making.

Grant Application due date: September 03, 2021

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Eligibility Requirements

Geographic Scope: Latin America

• The following may apply: medical, dental, nursing, allied health, and/or pharmacy professional schools; healthcare institutions (both large and small); professional associations and medical societies; medical education companies; and other entities with a mission related to healthcare professional education and/or healthcare improvement. • If the project involves multiple departments within an institution and/or between different institutions / organizations / associations. all institutions must have a relevant role and the requesting organization must have a key role in the project. • For projects offering continuing education credit, the requesting organization must be accredited.



Amount Description

Individual projects requesting up to $50,000 will be considered.

Funding Type





Curriculum Development
International Opportunities
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

September 3, 2021