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GOHi September webinar: "Salmonella, Biofilms and Chronic Carriage”
This month's webinar will occur on Thursday, September 13, 9 – 10 a.m. EST and 4 – 5 p.m. Eastern Africa Time. The webinar speaker this month is John Gunn, PhD, professor and interim chair at the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity and director of the biomedical science undergraduate program at the Ohio State College of Medicine.
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Tuberculous Prevention Trial (WHIP 3TB) update
GOHi representatives attended a two-day workshop in July in Johannesburg, South Africa with researchers from Mozambique and South Africa sites to discuss achievements, challenges and ways to move the tuberculosis prevention clinical trial activities forward. The visit included a site visit to the Perinatal HIV Research Unit of the WHIP 3TB site. The team was composed of Getnet Yimer, MD, PhD, Achenef Kidane, MD, Hagos Biluts Mersha, MD, PGD, FCS, and Oumer Fuad Berta, Pharm.D.
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External Advisory Board member spotlight
Tom Shryock, PhD, is the chief scientific officer at Antimicrobial Consultants, LLC. Shryock founded the company in April 2015 to partner with clients on the discovery, development and regulatory approval of antimicrobial agents, alternatives, antimicrobial resistance, microbiological issues, as well as stewardship programs, policy development and training programs.
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September 7
Fogarty International Center Emerging Global Leader Award
The deadline for the letter of intent is September 7 and for the application is November 7.
September 13
Wellcome Trust Global Health Trials scheme opportunity
Academic groups based in the United Kingdom or in low- or middle-income countries can apply.
September 15
Fellowship for university graduates
The aim is to recruit young leaders as future mediators between Germany and their respective countries of origin.
October 10 – 12
First International Congress of Public Health, Inequalities and Research and the Fifth International Meeting of Research in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine
Hosted by the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE).
October 15
Global Health and Innovation 16th Annual Conference
This year’s conference will take place April 13 – 14, 2019 in New Haven, Connecticut. The final deadline to apply to show a poster is October 15.