Application and further information
For information on application please download the following text in English, French and Portuguese, respectively:
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. Read more at the TDR website.
WHO AFRO is one of the six regional offices of the World Health Organisation (WHO). As the technical agency and custodian of public health in Africa, WHO AFRO seeks to galvanise political commitment, foster collaboration and align strategic priorities in advancing the health agenda in the region, especially around the Sustainable Development Goals. Strategic partnerships, effective engagement and coordinated action are critical for addressing the urgent and ever changing health needs of people living in Africa. Read more at the WHO AFRO website.
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) promotes education, science and research as an important contribution to securing Germany’s prosperity. Education and research are the foundations on which to build its future in a changing world. Research helps us to discover the new and improve on the known. Thanks to excellent research we are finding solutions to global problems and devising strategies for sustainable growth. Read more on the BMBF website.
The mission of the United Kingdom Medical Research Council (MRC) is to improve the health of people in the United Kingdom – and around the world – by supporting excellent science, and training the very best scientists. We are a non-departmental public body funded through the government’s science and research budget. Read more on the MRC website.
The Swedish international development cooperation agency (Sida) is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the world. Through its work and in cooperation with others, it contributes to implementing Sweden’s Policy for Global Development (PGU).
It implements the Swedish development policy that aims to enable people living in poverty to improve their lives. Another part of our mission is reform cooperation with Eastern Europe. The third part of our assignment is to distribute humanitarian aid to people in need of assistance. Read more on the website of Sida.