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[afro-nets] Call: Management of programmes for communicable diseases control in Sub-Saharan Africa
- From: "Jawad Asghar" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2007 12:55:13 +0500
Cross posted from: TDR News
From: Bruyere, Jocelyne M.D. <email@example.com>
Training course in Tropical Medicine 2007
Management of programmes for communicable diseases control in Sub-Saharan Africa
Venue: Pemba Island - Zanzibar, Tanzania
5-16 November 2007
Application deadline: 31 August 2007
The Infectious and Tropical Diseases Institute (University of Brescia, Italy) and the Ivo de Carneri Foundation (Milan, Italy) have co-organized a two weeks international training course on "Management of programmes for communicable diseases control in Sub-Saharan Africa", that will be held at the Public Health Laboratory Ivo de Carneri on Pemba Island - Zanzibar, Tanzania (5 - 16 November 2007).
The course is addressed at 20 participants, 10 from Europe and 10 from Sub-saharan Africa.
The training course is recognized as TropEd Advanced Module
(http://www.troped.org), a network of European institutions for higher education in international health leading to the Master in International Health.
The overall goal is to develop the necessary skills to plan, implement and evaluate the programmes for control of communicable diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa.
- Helmintic infections
- Mother & Child Health
- Safe Water
- EPI and IMCI
- Epidemics Control
- Project Management
- Project Proposals (group work)
- District Hospital Management
- Field visits
Qualifications required for admission
- Bachelor Degree in Medicine, Biology, Pharmacy, Nursing, Midwives (Diploma, Advanced Diploma)
- Good command of written and spoken English, with excellent level of listening comprehension
Scholarships are available for the coverage of the following expenses, depending on the Country of Origin of the participants:
1. Candidates from Sub-saharan Africa:
Scholarships will cover travel expenses (return flight from country of origin to Pemba), full board, inscription fee, training material.
For the return flight to Zanzibar, participants have to arrange their travel and anticipate travel expenses. They will be reimbursed upon their arrival and only upon presentation of travel agency invoices or original tickets stating the travel cost.
2. Candidates from Europe:
Scholarships will cover full board, inscription fee, training material, Pemba - Zanzibar return flight. Scholarships do not cover travel expenses from country of origin to Zanzibar and return.
How to apply to the scholarships:
Application request for the scholarship should be sent between July 23rd and August 31th, 2007.
Candidates should send their CV with a covering letter to the following email address: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying "Scholarships" in the subject line.
Additionally, they should attach (or send by fax: 0039 02 28900401) copy of their ID, original University Degree Certificate and the Dichiarazione di Valore (where appropriate).
For additional information on course attendance and scholarship assignment requirements, as well as the course programme, please visit our website http://www.fondazionedecarneri.it on which documents will be available soon.
Rana Jawad Asghar MD. MPH.
Coordinator South Asian Public Health Forum
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