Global Health Award
Win a grant of £700 towards your elective (2 prizes of £700)
Launch Date: Friday 11 November 2011
Essay Submission Deadline: Extended until Monday 13 February 2012
Notification Date: Monday 5 March 2012
Prize: The top 5 essays will receive a free year's RSM Student membership (or free renewal) and; 1st and 2nd: £700 each (cash towards an elective). Preference will be given to electives in the field of HIV and related diseases.
Open To: All medical, midwifery or nursing students in his/her 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th year at recognised teaching institutions within the UK or Republic of Ireland, and with a minimum of 1 year clinical training at the time of application.
Award Ceremony: 28 March 2012 at the RSM Global Health conference.
Topic: 'Managing patients with HIV in communities with severely limited resources'.
Word limit: 1,500 words (+/- 10%), plus references.
Abstract: 150 – 250 words.
To help you write the best essay, we have gathered some useful resources:
- Worldwide HIV and AIDS Statistics
- The MDGs at Work
- Gapminder World
- HIV Prevention in Generalised Epidemics: Optimal Interventions for Global Fund
- Human Resources for Treating HIV/AIDS: Needs, Capacities, and Gaps
- Interventions to increase antiretroviral adherence in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic
review of evaluation studies
Submission: All submissions have to be sent electronically via our website from Friday 11 November 2011.
Selection: The selection process for the Global Health Young Leaders Award will be determined using a mix of social media and academic review.
A maximum of ten shortlisted essays will be presented to Professor Kumar for final selection; a maximum of five essays will be shortlisted by a panel of global health experts and academics (each essay being read by at least 2 people) with a further five (maximum) essays selected by the greatest number of Facebook 'Likes' received.
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