Scholarship workshop Maternal and Child Health

Application deadline

30/06/2017

Location

Johannesburg/Pretoria , South Africa
Under the British Council Researcher Links scheme offered by the Newton Fund, the Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa); Imperial College London (United Kingdom) and Aga Khan University (Kenya), will be hosting a workshop on Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health, Johannesburg / Pretoria, South Africa, 18-22 September 2017.

Eligibility Criteria:

Participants must have a research or academic position (a permanent post, research contract, or fellowship etc.) at a recognised research institution either in the UK, South Africa or Kenya.

  • Participants must be early career researchers: Early career researchers are defined as an individual who has been awarded his or her PhD not more than 10 years prior to the workshop, or is currently near completing their PhD. Allowances can be made for career breaks.
  • If a researcher does not hold a PhD, but has research experience equivalent to a PhD holder and works in a field where a PhD is not a pre-requisite for established research activity, they can still be considered eligible.
  •  Participants from multidisciplinary areas of research are strongly encouraged to apply (clinicians, medical experts, social scientists, policy makers, economists, nutritionists, obstetricians and gynaecologists).
  •  Participants should preferably have a research or academic position (a permanent post, research contract, or fellowship etc.) at a recognised research institution either in the UK, South Africa or Kenya.
I​n addition to the eligibility criteria stated in the participant call, researchers who do not hold a PhD but has an interest in research and grant writing, and works in one or more of the following areas are also eligible to apply for the workshop:
  • Social sciences
  • Behavioural and health economics
  • Epidemiology
  • Healthcare management
  • Clinical medicine
  • Health and social policy makers
  • Government officials committed to evidence informed
  • Policy making and implementation
  • Early career NGO officials with backgrounds in social
  • Science, economics, rural/urban development, health care
  • Ministry of Health
  • Treasury and National Health Insurance officials

More information: https://www.britishcouncil.org.za/call-participants-research-links-workshop

Application form: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/events/events/uhc-mncah to be completed and sent to [email protected].

Find more info https://www.britishcouncil.org.za/call-participants-research-links-workshop