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V COURSE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY UNESCO CHAIRS - UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA

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Wed Apr 21 01:47:00 EST 1999


 The University of Granada hereby publishes the call for applications for 
places on the V Course on Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, planned under 
the auspices  of the UNESCO Chairs - University of Granada joint programme. 
Under Annex I to this call, invitations are also made to apply for grants to 
participate on the course.

        BASIC CONTENT OF THE COURSE

        SUBJECTS

        Geographical regions and climates; Clinical epidemiology; Malnutrition 
and illness; A detailed study of the commonest tropical diseases caused by 
helminths, protozoa, fungi, bacteria and viruses, with special emphasis upon 
their clinical, diagnostic and epidemiological aspects. 

        LECTURERS

        As in the previous courses, the lectures will be given by staff and 
research workers of renowned prestige from both public and private 
institutions from many different countries.

        LANGUAGES:              Spanish and English.

        APPLICANTS

        Applicants for the course should be graduates in some discipline 
related either to tropical medicine or to parasitology who wish either to gain 
a basic grounding or to bring themselves up to date in the subjects offered, 
all of which will be taught by specialists in each field.


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COURSE

        VENUE:              Lecture theatre of the "Centro de Instrumentaci¢n 
Cient¡fica",
                                    Campus Fuentenueva, Granada.

        DATE:                 From 20 September 1999.

        TIMETABLE:     From Mondays to Fridays, mornings and afternoons.

        NUMBER OF HOURS:               154

        DIPLOMA AWARDED:    All those participants who attend a minimum of 139 
hours will be awarded a diploma, which will state the total hours of the 
course, accredit the participant's attendance, and reflect the benefit gained 
by the participant from the course.
        APPLICATIONS

        Candidates should deliver their application to the Registro General of 
the University of Granada, Hospital Real, Cuesta de Hospicio s/n, Granada. It 
should be addressed to  "El Vicerrector de Investigacion y Relaciones 
Internacionales" and be accompanied by a curriculum vitae containing at least 
the following information:

                  - Full name and identity card or passport number.
                  - Address and telephone number.
                  - Degree(s) held (at least to the level required in this 
call for applications).
                  - All qualifications should be duly warranted for their   
evaluation by the  
                     selection committee.

	If the candidate also wishes to apply for a grant he/she should fill 
in a separate application to be attached to the first, indicating which type 
of grant he/she wishes to apply for, according to his/her eligibility.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

        PLACES:   Applications  for places on the course can be made from the 
day this call until 12.00 a.m., 5 July 1999.

        GRANTS: Applications for grants can be made from the day this call 
until 12.00 
                          a.m., 21 June 1999.

COST OF THE COURSE

        The cost of the course is 100,000 pts.

        A list of all candidates who have been awarded a grant will be 
published between 28  June and 1 July 1999. A list of all candidates who have 
been given a place on the course without a grant will be published between 13 
and 16 July 1999. Those participants who do not have a grant should pay the 
enrolment fee into la Caja General de la Universidad, located in the Edificio 
Administrativo, c/ Santa Luc¡a or make a bank transfer to the        
University of Granada current account N§2031-0000-08-0101745071, Caja General 
de Ahorros, Oficina Principal, Plaza Villamena s/n, Granada, indicating that 
it is payable to "V Curso de Medicina Tropical". Payment must be made before 3 
September 1999, after which time places remaining unpaid for will be offered 
to candidates on the waiting list.

EVALUATION CRITERIA

        The selection committee will take into account:

        - The suitability of the candidate's degree.
        - Professional experience related to the course content.
        - Other merits.


SELECTION COMMITTEE

        The members of the selection committee both for candidates and the 
awarding of grants will be:

       President:      The Vice-Rector for Research and Foreign Affairs
       Secretary:      The General Secretary or Vice-Secretary of the 
University Committee
       Members:      The Course Co-ordinator, the Head of the Institute of 
Biotechnology 
                             and one member of the Research Committee

ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Vicerrectorado de Investigaci¢n y Relaciones Internacionales
Hospital Real, Cuesta del Hospicio s/n,
Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada.
Tel: +34-958-244284/242909
Fax: +34-958-243009/244312
E-mail: inves2 at elvira.ugr.es
            inves3 at elvira.ugr.es

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Instituto de Biotecnolog¡a de la Universidad de Granada
Facultad de Ciencias, Campus Fuentenueva, 18071
Granada.
Tel: +34-958-242861/2423263
Fax: +34-958-242861
E-mail: biotec at goliat.ugr.es
            cmascaro at goliat.ugr.es
					ANNEX I
                                        CALL FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS
                               V INTERNATIONAL COURSE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE
                                             AND PARASITOLOGY
                                   UNESCO CHAIRS - UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA

        The following grants are offered to eligible candidates to attend the 
V International Course on Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, organised under 
the auspices of the UNESCO Chair, "Tropical Medicine and Parasitology" of the 
University of Granada:

        I)  7 grants funded by UNESCO

        a.-  These grants are intended for citizens of developing countries 
and of the European Independent Countries who are not residents of any country 
belonging to the European Union.
        b.-  They are sufficient to cover the attendance fee, travel, and 
board and lodgings expenses for the duration of the course.

        II)  10 grants funded by the UNESCO Chair, "Tropical Medicine and 
Parasitology", of the University of Granada.

        a.-  These grants are intended for citizens of developing countries 
and of the E.I.C. who are resident in Spain.
        b.-  They are sufficient to cover the attendance fee.

        III)  5 grants funded by the UNESCO Chair, Tropical Medicine and 
Parasitology" of the University of Granada.

        a.-  These grants are intended for citizens of countries belonging to 
the European Union.
        b.-  They are sufficient to cover the attendance fee.

EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR THE AWARDING OF GRANTS

        1.- FOR APPLICANTS FOR GRANTS IN SECTIONS I AND II SPECIAL PRIORITY 
WILL BE GIVEN TO:

      .- Graduates in some discipline related either to tropical medicine or 
parasitology. 
      .- Adequate curriculum vitae.
      .- Professional relationship with the subjects of the course. In this 
respect, candidates collaborating directly with any organisation or institute 
working to humanitarian ends will have priority.
       .- Other merits.

        2.- FOR APPLICANTS FOR GRANTS IN SECTION III:

        .- Graduates in some discipline related either to tropical medicine or 
parasitology. 
        .- Candidates holding a doctorate or be taking a doctoral course in 
any area related to the subjects of the course.
        .- Other merits.

 DOCUMENTARY EVIDENCE OF DEGREES AND MERITS WILL BE REQUIRED

                           Signed in Granada on the twenthy day of April 1999



                                        Francisco Gonzalez Lodeiro
                               Vice-Rector for Research and Foreign Affairs



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