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Call for Cases for New Casebook on Public Health Ethics

 

Dear Colleagues:
 
We would like to bring to your attention a call for cases for a new publication on public health ethics, “Global Perspectives on Public Health Ethics: A Casebook.”
 
The purpose of this call is to assemble a broad range of cases that highlight global perspectives on the ethical challenges of public health and approaches specifically designed for addressing these challenges. The cases will be used to explore differences and similarities in various cultural approaches to the application of ethics to the practice of public health.  Although the target...
Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 08:57
Applications for the 2013-2014 Global Health Corps fellowship class are now OPEN
Global Health Corps is building a community of emerging leaders who share a common belief: Health is a human right. Fellowships with GHC are now open; for more information, log on to: http://ghcorps.org/connect/apply/
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 09:23
Call for Abstracts: Global Health Metrics and Evaluation Conference

Call for Abstracts: Global Health Metrics and Evaluation Conference

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (Seattle, WA, USA), The Lancet, the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the Harvard School of Public Health, and the University of Queensland School of Population Health invite submission of abstracts for oral or poster presentation at their conference called Global Health Metrics and Evaluation, to be held on June 17–19, 2013 in Seattle, WA, USA.

http://ghme.org/call-abstracts

 

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 09:55
Call for applications: Summer School in Cancer Epidemiology - 2013

The call for applications for the 2013 Summer School is now open. The dates of the course are 17 June to 5 July 2013. The official deadline for receiving applications is 14 January 2013.

 
All details, including the on-line application form, can be found in the following website http://www.iarc.fr/en/education-training/summer-school/index.php
 
Friday, November 30, 2012 - 14:44
Call for Abstracts: 2013 EIS International Night

Dear FETP community:

The call for abstracts for the 2013 CDC-TEPHINET International Night is now open. Abstracts must be submitted to:  http://tephitract.org/conference/abstract/index.php
 
Trainees and graduates of field-based training programs are invited to submit abstracts (in English only) for consideration. Priority will be given to current trainees.  Please refer to the attached documents for details. 
 
The deadline for abstracts submission is Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5pm EST. No...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 16:26
Master in Bioethics and Society - Kings College - London UK

 

Master in Bioethics & Society

King's College London – 2013

Website: http://bit.ly/Z6BawW

This Master offers advanced interdisciplinary training in the analysis of pressing ethical issues in contemporary medicine, bioscience and health policy.

Core programme content

• Social and Ethical Controversies in Biomedicine

• Moral Theory and Medical Ethics

• Dissertation in Bioethics and Society

Indicative non-core content

A wide range of optional modules...

Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 08:24
Invitation to access video recordings of the Seventh TEPHINET Global Conference

Dear FETP Community: 

The Seventh TEPHINET Global Conference was video recorded and the footage now available. You do not want to miss the conference closing ceremony featuring a conversation between public health leaders Dr. William H. Foege, Senior Fellow, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Dr. Mark Rosenberg, President and CEO of The Task Force for Global Health; Dr. Larry Brilliant, President of the Skoll Global Threats Fund and Senior Adviser; and Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. 
 
Instructions for accessing the archived sessions
 
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Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 15:14
TEPHINET Global Conference: last day to apply for a visa is October 15th.

The deadline for requesting a visa to Jordan is by close of business on Monday 15th of October, 2012. Any incomplete requests (i.e. without having copies of passport) will not be processed after the deadline.

More information: http://conferences.tephinet.org/global-2012/visa-and-travel-information

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 09:23
20th anniversary of the Sustainable Management Development Program - access recording

If you missed the December 11 webinar of the Management for Improved Public Health virtual reunion, you missed learning about what MIPH graduates and former SMDP staff members are up to. Old and new friends made connections and explored shared interests.  

But you didn’t completely miss out: you can watch the archived video any time. You must be logged in to the TEPHINET site to access the recording.

 

Friday, October 5, 2012 - 13:57
Selected late-breaking abstracts for the 2012 TEPHINET Global Conference

Selected late-breaking abstracts for the Seventh TEPHINET Global Scientific Conference 

Late-breaking abstracts selected for oral presentation

 

Individual letters of acceptance were sent to the presenters on October 3rd. If you did not receive your letter, please email...

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 10:15
Program Manager, Guatemala

 

Program Manager Position
The Task Force for Global Health Inc. – TEPHINET Program, a non - profit organization funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) seeks an experienced Program Manager to coordinate administrative activities and provide financial support to the TEPHINET branch office in Central America. 
 
RESPONSABILITIES
Develops work plans, budgets and project proposals, in English
Report monthly financials to the central...
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 14:10
TEPHINET Global Conference: Late-Breaking Abstracts

CALL FOR LATE-BREAKING ABSTRACTS: The call for late-breaking abstracts for the TEPHINET Seventh Global Scientific Conference opens on Thursday August 30th.

Abstracts must be submitted to: http://tephitract.org/conference/abstract/index.php

Abstracts that contain new data that was not available at the original abstract deadline (July 13th, 2012) may be submitted as late-breakers.  The deadline for late-breaking abstract submission is Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 5pm EST. Please note that this deadline will not be extended.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 12:36
Register to the new e-learning courses on Development Evaluation - they are free!

 

UNICEF, Claremont Graduate University and IOCE, under the EvalPartners http://www.mymande.org/evalpartners initiative, with support from The Rockefeller Foundation and in partnership with UN Women, are pleased to announce that 3.000 evaluators from 148 countries already registered to the new introductory e-Learning programme on Development Evaluation.
 
The e-learning is composed of the following three courses:
 
  *   Equity-focused evaluations (from 10th  September 2012 to 16th
December 2012)...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 08:39
Selected abstracts for the 2012 TEPHINET Global Conference

Selected abstracts for the Seventh TEPHINET Global Scientific Conference 

 

Abstracts selected for Oral Presentation

Abstracts selected for Poster Presentation

 

Individual letters of acceptance were sent to...

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 08:17
GOARN Request for Assistance: Ebola in DRC

 

Situational update
 
As of 21 August 2012, a total of 16 cases (14 probable cases and 2 laboratory confirmed cases),  and 10 deaths had been reported in three health zones. 12 cases and 8 deaths have been reported in Isiro, including three (3) health care workers who have died. Two (2) cases and one death have been reported in Pawa, and a fatal case is being investigated in Dungu. 88 contacts have been identified, and are being followed up on a daily basis.
 
Laboratory investigations conducted at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI), Entebbe,  confirmed Ebola virus (...
Friday, August 24, 2012 - 15:14
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