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Last Call: Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships

Open for applications from low and middle income countries

Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships are for candidates from least developed and lower middle income Commonwealth countries, for part-time Master’s study by distance learning on selected courses offered by UK universities. Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth ... Read more

Mapping the Yellow Fever Outbreak in Brazil

The São Paulo State Health Department (SES-SP) is using environmental data to track the current yellow fever outbreak in Brazil, and plan vaccination strategies for the most affected areas and vulnerable population. This video, produced by Pesquisa FAPESP, explains in ... Read more

Awards & Funding Opportunities: ASTMH Annual Meeting 2018

Awards & Funding Opportunities: ASTMH Annual Meeting 2018 ASTMH members and non-members alike are eligible to apply, whether they're a qualified student, early career investigator or scientist actively working in the tropical medicine field. The Society especially encourages non-U.S. citizens ... Read more

Lassa Fever outbreak in Nigeria: Ready to Respond

Nigerian researchers needed to assist in research response

The Nigerian Regional Faculty of the Global Health Network will be working with the EDCTP ALERRT network to ensure Nigeria's leadership and strong coordination and hope to join forces with effort led from WHO and the Nigerian CDC. As part ... Read more

Qual-World Virtual Conference

Qualitative research methods conference for anyone, anywhere!

This conference is an affordable one-day, interactive, on-line event with live and semi live sessions, with reductions in cost for those in LMICs. For registrants, session content will continue to be available for 30 days following the conference. Join others ... Read more

TREAD - The Research Ethics Application Database

TREAD, an open access repository of Research Ethics Committee (REC) application forms and consent statements, is released today. TREAD provides examples of how researchers have described the pathways used to protect their research subjects from harm. For example, guidelines on ... Read more

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Knowledge and attitude towards Ebola and Marburg virus diseases in Uganda using quantitative and participatory epidemiology techniques

by Luke Nyakarahuka, Eystein Skjerve, Daisy Nabadda, Doreen Chilolo Sitali, Chisoni Mumba, Frank N. Mwiine5, Julius J. Lutwama, Stephen Balinandi, Trevor Shoemaker, Clovice Kankya

  ARTICLE ABSTRACT Background Uganda has reported five (5) Ebola virus disease outbreaks and three (3) Marburg virus disease outbreaks from 2000 to 2016. Peoples’ knowledge and attitude towards Ebola and ...

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