Cochrane South Africa is pleased to announce the call for bursaries to support attendance at the African Cochrane Indaba 2019.
We are very grateful to our sponsors for their generosity.
South African Medical Research Council Bursaries
Bursaries are offered by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC). The SAMRC has a mandate to improve the health of the country’s population, through research, development and technology transfer, so that people can enjoy a better quality of life. The scope of the organisation’s research projects includes tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular and non-communicable diseases, gender and health, and alcohol and other drug abuse. With a strategic objective to help strengthen the health systems of the country. For the SAMRC Bursary form click here.
Bursaries are offered by TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases. TDR is a global programme of scientific collaboration established in 1975. Its focus is to improve the health and well-being of people burdened by infectious diseases of poverty through research and innovation. TDR 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. For the TDR Bursary form click here
Who is eligible?
Researchers, practitioners and decision-makers and students working in health. Applicants must be available for both days of the conference. Preference will be for those who have submitted abstracts and are currently working in evidence-informed practices and policymaking. South African applicants may receive preference for SAMRC bursaries.
What is covered?
Registration, up to three nights’ accommodation, ground transport in Cape Town. Access to all social events, conference bag and materials.
Important dates: Submit your application form by Monday, 4 February 2019.