FIRST GLOBAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE ENDING TUBERCULOSIS

FIRST WHO GLOBAL MINISTERIAL CONFERENCE

Ending Tuberculosis in the sustainable development era: a multisectoral response.  

Ministers, leaders of UN organizations, NGOs, high-level representatives from civil society, academia and the corporate sector, will gather in Moscow on 16-17 November 2017 at the first WHO Global Ministerial Conference to end tuberculosis (TB). READ MORE

PhD studentships for African scientists and clinicians

RESearch on lUng heaLth and TuberculosiS in Africa (RESULTS Africa)

A new research programme has secured funding for 5 PhD studentships for African scientists and clinicians.

All PhDs will be on the theme of lung health and TB and will involve applied health research topics- policy, health economics, health systems,social science, clinical - with an emphasis on multidisciplinary work.

Details and link to the application for are here:

http://www.lstmed.ac.uk/study/research-degrees/lstm-mrc-doctoral-training-partnership-2017-18

Please spread the word widely.

We are hoping to be overwhelmed by excellent applications which will allow us to build the case for offering more PhD studentships for Africa scientists and clinicians in the future.

The deadline for application is the 23rd June 2017

PATS MECOR Graduates receive ATS MECOR Research Awards 2016

Two graduates of the PATS MECOR 2016 course  

receive ATS Foundation MECOR Research Awards 

Chimusa Patrick de Marie Katoto, MBBS
Universite Catholique de Bukavu Teaching Hospital, DR Congo
2016 ATS Foundation MECOR Award - $5,000
Household Air Pollution and Risk of Tuberculosis in HIV Infected Patients in the DRCongo

Ogonna Nwota Odi Nwankwo, MBBS
University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria
2016 ATS Foundation MECOR Award - $5,000
Evaluation of an Innovative Research Capacity Building Program in Africa: The PATS-MECOR Program