The American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene 62nd Annual Meeting, November 13-17, 2013. The Annual Meeting is the permier forum for the exchange of scientific advances in tropical medicine and global health. The symposia bring together attendees in a setting where experts discuss concepts and developments on a defined topic of general concern to the global health community. In contrast to scientific sessions, symposia provide a broad synthesisezed review of a given topic, with ample time for discussion among attendees. For groups interested in organizing satellite symposia, those quidelines will be available in early March.
CODESRIA Sub-Regional Methodology Workshop for Social Research in Africa, 2013 Session for Nigeria and other Anglophone West and Central African Countries.
The Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and the International Development Economic Associates (IDEAs), are pleased to call for applications for participation in the Sixth South-South Summer Institute on DEMOCRATIC RENEWAL VERSUS NEOLIBERALISM: TOWARDS EMPOWERMENT AND INCLUSION being held as part of the third three-year phase of the Africa/Asia/Latin America Scholarly Collaborative Program. The Institute will be held in Santiago de Chile, from September 25 to October 3, 2013. The deadline for the receipt of applications is July 20, 2013. Please see more information on the following link http://www.codesria.org/spip.php?article1808
Prevention and control of maternal to child transmission of Chagas disease, hepatitis, syphilis and HIV The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Special Programme for Research and Control in Tropical diseases (TDR) invite health professionals and investigators from the Region to submit research proposals addressing operational issues related to health care access for pregnant women and children, and strategies to integrate diagnostic and treatment services for Chagas diseases, hepatitis, syphilis and HIV. The principal investigators of selected proposals will be invited to a project development workshop to further develop their proposals and plans. Deadline for application: 6 October 2013
The Medical Research Council and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine invite applications from West Africans and European Union nationals only for three prestigious global health research fellowships. Applicants must be active clinical or non-clinical researchers with up to three years postdoctoral research experience at the application deadline date, and preferably with experience of working with the Unit, or the LSHTM, or both.