The WHO/TDR Career Development Fellowship Programme consists of 12-month placements (timing is flexible) in host institutions having the necessary resources to provide supervision and mentorship to the fellow, through a staff member in its clinical department. The Programme also offers networking opportunities through an electronic Alumni Network, as well as annual meetings of past and current fellows. The alumni network contributes to the long-term sustainability of the programme by providing a forum for discussion, improved interaction, collaboration and tracking.
Applicants must: -Be a researcher, a national or citizen, and resident in a LMIC. -Be a maximum of 45 years old at the time of the submission. -Have an MD or PhD with clinical and research experience in infectious diseases. -Be staff member for at least 12 months of a LMIC research or academic institution, with activities relevant to WHO/TDR. -Be computer literate and fluent in English as a first or second language. -Be able to demonstrate how the experience gained during the training programme will be put to use upon return to home institution;