African Programme for Advanced Research Epidemiology Training

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This fellowship programme will catalyse independent research activities of graduates of Field Epidemiology Training Programmes and Field Epidemiology Laboratory Training programmes in Africa. It will support the fellows in meeting the following objectives:

  1. Proposal preparation for a major research grant.
  2. i. Plan, develop and conduct an epidemiological research project.
    ii. Perform epidemiological analyses iii. Submission to a peer-reviewed journal.
    iv. Submit an abstract for poster or oral presentation at a scientific conference.
    v. Critically review a scientific paper. vi. Participate in the training of other epidemiologists.

APARET supports well trained epidemiologists in establishing a career in Africa.

Bernhard-Nocht Institut Für Tropenmedizen
EC contribution: approximately EUR 2 million
Duration: 45 months
Starting date: -
Project web-site: under negotiation - Africa call