Vaccinology in Africa Course, 29 April – 3 May 2019, Banjul, The Gambia
April 29 - May 3
Applications now open African VaccinologyThe course is aimed at students, researchers and professionals resident in Africa and cover the main aspects of vaccinology, vaccine development process, biomanufacturing, regulatory and ethical issues.
The course has an exceptional faculty of academic and industrial speakers, and resonates with the ‘One Health’ agenda. Participants are selected on their direct involvement with vaccine development, and their excellence in professional and academic achievement. The course is fully funded for successful applicants and also covers air travel within the African region, accommodation and meals. 20 places are available to residents of The Gambia and Senegal, and a further 20 places to residents of the other regional countries listed below.
The 2019 course is open to residents of the following countries: Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tchad, The Gambia, Togo, Tunisia, Western Sahara.
The course alternates between African regions and previous courses have been held at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in Accra, Ghana (2013), at the International Livestock Research Institute in Nairobi, Kenya (2014), the Malaria Research and Training Centre & Centre d’Infectiologie Charles Mérieux in Bamako, Mali (2015) and the Makerere University/ UVRI Centre of Excellence in Infection and Immunity Research and Training in Entebbe, Uganda (2017).
To submit an application for a scholarship to attend the course, kindly complete the application form and send this by Thursday 28th February at 17:00 GMT to: firstname.lastname@example.org