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AFRO-NETS> Malaria Research Coordination and Promotion through MIM workshop
- Subject: AFRO-NETS> Malaria Research Coordination and Promotion through MIM workshop
- From: MALCOPROMIM Project <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 03:36:00 -0400 (EDT)
Malaria Research Coordination and Promotion through MIM workshop
6 - 11 October, 2003
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
MALCOPROMIM Project for Malaria Research Capacity Strengthening in
The Tanzania National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) through
the project called Malaria Research Coordination and promotion
through MIM (MALCOPROMIM) would like to announce and invite nationals
from the Africa region to apply for the one week workshop on Research
Methodology/Proposal writing to be held on in Arusha Tanzania.
Malaria control requires joint efforts and evidence based interven-
tions. Africa still bears the highest malaria disease burden, over 1
million malaria child deaths occur annually.
The MALCOPROMIM project aim at strengthening research capabilities
for malaria in Africa in a coordinated manner complementing and har-
monizing other European support to MIM activities and enhance utili-
zation of research results. The project will conduct its first scien-
tific workshop for the training of selected young talented African
Scientists on research methods and how to develop fundable proposals.
The workshop will use hands on methods to enable each selected par-
ticipant to develop fundable proposal on an important malaria re-
search topic during the workshop. In liaison with the MALCOPROMIM co-
ordinator (secretariat), contacts and follow up will be maintained to
assist participants in the identification of potential funding
Scientist working in the field of malaria in Africa
Preference will be given to candidates under 45 years old, holding
MD, BSc (Gen.), MSC, PHD or equivalent (in health related fields)
with experience in malaria field. We encourage single applications
sent by a pair of scientists who intend to work together to develop
and implement the proposed research work.
The workshop will be conducted in English only.
The following documents should be sent by a pair of Scientists to the
address given below (no application forms are required).
4.1 Full name in capital letters with the family name underlined.
4.2 Date of birth and nationality (please include photocopy of infor-
mation page of your passport or other identification document)
4.3 One recent passport sized photograph
4.4 Name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address of
Institution where the applicant is employed (if applicable).
4.5 A brief description of the applicant's current post and post held
immediately before (1 page)
4.6 One page letter of intent for intended research proposal to be
developed during the workshop
4.7 A letter of recommendation from two senior scientists/professors
that includes their address, telephone numbers, fax numbers and
e-mail (please include with the application). One of the referees
must be holding a senior position in the applicant's institution.
4.8 In order to enhance teamwork, we encourage that each application
is sent by two scientists who intend to develop and conduct the
research together. However each individual should send us the in-
formation requested above.
5. Sponsorship: Full sponsorship will be provided to a selected but
limited number of applicants.
Those who are interested and able to get their own sponsorship are
encouraged to apply and should state so in the application.
Application should indicate: MALCOPROMIM PROJECT
We recommend applications should be sent by e-mail to the address
All applications must be received by 10th June 2003 at the following
The Director General,
National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)
P.O. Box 9653
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255-22-212-5185 / 213-0770
Fax: +255-22-213-1864 / 213-0660
6. Further information on MALCOPROMIM workshop may be found at the
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