Calls for grant applications or/and letters of interest: Selection of universities to manage TDR International Post Graduate Training Scheme (2015 to 2019)

TDR for Research on Diseases of Poverty – UNICEF, UNDP, World Bank, WHO

Submission deadline / Fecha límite: 28 February 2015

Overview / Información General

This is a call for applications from universities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to host and manage the TDR international post graduate training scheme on implementation research (IR). The long term goal is to strengthen capacity of disease endemic countries for identifying public health needs, develop appropriate solutions and translate them into policy and practice for improved health and wellbeing of their populations.

Specific Objectives / Objetivos Específicos

  • Strengthen the capacity within LMIC universities to select and manage postgraduate trainees in implementation research;
  • Support postgraduate training for nationals of LMICs.

Complete Information and Application Process / Información Completa y Proceso de Aplicación: click here.

 About TDR / Acerca del TDR

TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, is a global programme of scientific collaboration that helps facilitate, support and influence efforts to combat diseases of poverty. It is hosted at the World Health Organization (WHO), and is sponsored by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and WHO.

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