Advanced Residential Course on Poverty-Related and Neglected Tropical Diseases

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From July 17 th to August 4 th , 2017, the Public Health Laboratory “Ivo de Carneri” (PHL-IdC), on Pemba Island (Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania), will host the course Facing the Challenges of Global Health, an Advanced Residential Course on Poverty-Related and Neglected Tropical Diseases (PR&NTD), organized by the Ivo de Carneri Foundation (Milan, Italy) and the PHL-IdC, under the auspices of the Zanzibar Ministry of Health.

The Course is a practical opportunity to acquire a solid knowledge and a critical understanding on PR&NTD, thanks to the expertise of a high quality teaching team made of African and European lecturers with firsthand experience in the domain.

Applications are accepted until the 31st of March 2017. Candidate applicants must send, attached to an e-mail message to f.moretti@fondazionedecarneri.it:

1) the application form, 

2) a motivational letter (not longer than 1 page)

3) an updated curriculum vitae,

4) a copy of the Degree Certificate

5) a copy of passport.

For more information visit the website of Ivo de Carneri Foundation: www.fondazionedecarneri.it

What is funded

10 scholarships to cover the Registration Fee will be offered to African applicants with an excellent curriculum


3 weeks


The Course is addressed to professionals active or interested in public health, with diverse cultural and scientific background and competence.

Qualifications required for admission: 

  • University Degree
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English, with excellent level of listening and comprehension.