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Operational Research Course on Neglected Tropical Diseases in Ethiopia – apply now

Deadline for applications: 15 July 2018 at midnight (Brussels time).


Image 1/1 : Leishmania Research and Treatment Center, Gondar, Ethiopia

The first Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT) on Neglected Tropical Diseases will start in Gondar (Ethiopia) on 24 September 2018.

This course is aimed at participants with research projects on neglected tropical diseases in Ethiopia.

The purpose of this course is to:

  • Develop the practical skills for conducting operational research.
  • Publish the findings.
  • Foster policy and practice change.

The target audience is:

  • District, provincial and national-level staff from the Ministry of Health
  • All local city health departments
  • Partner non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that collaborate with the Ministry of Health in the implementation of health interventions for the fight against NTDs

A total of 12 candidates will be selected and given a scholarship including travel, accommodation and living expenses.

Application deadline: 15 July 2018 at midnight (Brussels time). Feedback to all applicants will be communicated early August 2018.

This course series is conducted under the umbrella of the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases at the World Health Organization (WHO-TDR). The Ethiopian edition will be led by ITM Antwerp, the University of Gondar and WHO/TDR and will be conducted in collaboration with SORT IT partners.

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