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November 2022

Virus Genomics and Evolution Conference

9th November 2022 @ 8:00 am - 11th November 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Virtual and in-person event will address the fundamental questions of viral evolution, transmission and pathogenesis. It will showcase advances in viral genomics, bioinformatics and sequencing technology as well as methods for large viral dataset analysis. Virtual attendance is free for registered attendees from low and middle income countries and virtual registration is required by 1 November.

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The Global Health Network conference 2022

24th November 2022 @ 8:00 am - 25th November 2022 @ 5:00 pm

This conference will be an opportunity to learn from researchers working across different areas, geographies and disciplines. The aim of the conference is to present research findings and also methods and processes and to learn from these to better enable research in every health care setting.

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December 2022

NGS Analysis of monogenic Disease in Africa

12th December 2022 @ 8:00 am - 13th December 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Learn how to apply NGS technologies for analysing monogenic disease in African populations. in collaboration with the 14th Conference of the African Society of Human Genetics and the Moroccan Society of Human Genetics, this free to attend workshop will focus on the application of NGS technologies for analysing monogenic disease in African populations and is aimed at those planning to use NGS approaches in their research or clinical work.

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Grand Challenges Funding Opportunity – Health Impacts of Climate Change

15th December 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Seeking bold ideas that address the human health impacts of climate change in low- and middle-income countries. These innovative solutions are expected to address the adaptation gaps and build resilience against the effects of climate change on the human health and wellbeing of underserved communities. Successful proposals will be awarded seed grants of up to CAD $150,000 for a period of up to 18 months to develop and test the proposed innovation.

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Grand Challenges Funding Opportunity- Interventions to Enhance Epidemic Intelligence, Surveillance and Outbreak Response

16th December 2022 @ 8:00 am - 31st January 2023 @ 5:00 pm

A series of Grand Challenges grant opportunities from the Gates Foundation has been announced. A scheme of particular interest is: Interventions to Enhance Epidemic Intelligence, Surveillance and Outbreak Response.  This challenge is in conjunction with Grand Challenges Senegal which aims to advance the ecosystem for public health innovation in Africa. Grand Challenges Senegal will deploy grant funding to test new ideas led by innovators working in the region and African scientists in the diaspora with a focus on the ECOWAS…

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March 2023

Next Generation Sequencing Course

March 24 @ 8:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm

The programme will include theoretical and practical information on next generation sequencing systems currently available and those on the near horizon. Technologies will be chosen from short- and long-read sequencing platforms including PacBio, Illumina Miseq/HiSeq and Oxford Nanopore MinION. Applicants should be postdoctoral scientists, senior PhD students, or junior faculty members actively engaged in or soon to commence research involving next generation sequencing instrumentation. Application deadline 5 January 2023

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April 2023

Hospital-based interventions to contain antibiotic resistance in low-resource settings

April 24 @ 8:00 am - May 12 @ 5:00 pm

The short course “Hospital-based Interventions to Contain Antibiotic Resistance in Low-resource Settings (AIM)” is a 3-week course which offers an interdisciplinary and interactive trainingon relevant aspects of antibiotic resistance and its containment at the hospital level. The course focuses on hospitals because they concentrate the most ill and vulnerable patients; in addition, they are hotbeds of healthcare-acquired infections, act as referral sites for difficult-to-treat infections and host trainees and postgraduate educational programs. The short-course consists of a common track and 3 specific…

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May 2023

Applied Bioinformatics and Public Health

May 3 @ 8:00 am - May 5 @ 5:00 pm

Course details yet to be published but further information will be available from the website link

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