Call for Application: Scientific Writing and Publishing & Good Health Research Practice courses

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Call for Application

Regional Courses on

Scientific Writing and Publishing- December 20-21, 2021

&

Capacity Building in Research Methods and Ethics on:

Good Health Research Practice (GHRP) - December 22-25, 2021

Organized by

The Regional Training Center supported by TDR

for Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR)

Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia

With the collaboration of

WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO-EMRO)

Hammamet, Tunisia

Deadline of application: November 28, 2021

Only applicants from the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region are eligible.

Scientific Writing & Publishing

DESCRIPTION

Regional Training Center (RTC) WHO-TDR and the Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME) held a two-day workshop on Scientific Writing & Publishing.

OBJECTIVES

-Share and discuss the principles of ethics in health research in general, with a special focus on scientific writing and journal publishing;

-Focus on regional ethical standards and best practices; encourage participants to draw on existing national, regional, and international professional networks and resources; and

-Encourage participants to network among themselves, work together to develop robust policies and standards, and cascade their experience to the authors and editors they deal with.


Capacity Building in Research Methods and Ethics on: Good Health Research Practice

DESCRIPTION

The GHRP course provides participants with the necessary knowledge and skills for human research management and helps scientists to understand the importance of ethical and quality principles in the conduct of human health research. This course provides participants with the necessary tools to facilitate the design, conduct, record and report of their research project according to ethical and quality principles.


MODULES

The participants to the GHRP course will build skills in biomedical and health research to develop well-structured competitive proposals with clear and realistic implementation and monitoring plans.

The course, taught in English, will be held over 4 days. It will include the 5 following modules:

  • Good practices in biomedical research;
  • Concept and value of project planning and evaluation;
  • Defining the purpose and scope of the project;
  • Planning the project;
  • Implementing and evaluating a project.

PARTICIPANTS

Target participants who are involved in public health research or/and public health professionals, such as epidemiologists, sociologists, etc..

Participants are expected to bring the study proposal they plan to implement. Each project has to be proposed by two investigators, and for each selected project, two researchers will be able to participate in this training (PI, Co-PI, PhD...).


ELIGIBILITY

1. Only applicants from WHO-EMR region countries working in an institution within their region.

2. They should be involved in health research and recommended by their Institution.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSES

1/ Complete application form (For the GHRP course attached) including the description of the proposed research. Please note that the description of the proposed research section is important for the final selection of participants.

2/ Full CV

3/ Scanned copy of the first page of the passport (for international participants*)

4/ Scanned Vaccination Certificate anti-Covid-19.

All documents must be complete and have to be sent to: rtc.ipt@pasteur.utm.tn

 

SCHOLARSHIP

Expenses (except visa fees) for all selected participants will be supported by the organizers. Covered expenses include travel tickets (economic fare), Airport-Venue transfers, and accommodation. All other personal costs will not be covered by the organizers.

(**) Important:

All selected participants must check before traveling if they need a Visa to enter Tunisia.

Participants should obtain (at their own charge) visas to enter TUNISIA, before traveling.

In order to allow organizers, book the airline tickets, facilitate procedures for the entry in Tunisia and accelerate the visa procedure in coordination with the Tunisian Consular Services in their respective country/region, the participants have to fill the visa application file (that will be sent by the organizers upon selection).

For selected participants, kindly bring your vaccination certificate and wear the mask throughout the ceremony in a closed room.

Please check regularly the Ministry of Health website: http://www.santetunisie.rns.tn/fr/

 

FOR ANY INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Dr. Wafa Kammoun, PhD
Project Manager
Regional Training Center
supported by TDR-WHO
for East Mediterranean region (EMR)
Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia
Email: kammoun.wafa@gmail.com

 

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