TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, supports low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to strengthen capacity for health research through a range of activities, including its Postgraduate Training Scheme. As the Scheme’s first phase (2015-2021) comes to an end, the process of selection of universities to participate in the second phase (2022-2026) now starts with this call.

The objectives of the scheme are to:

  • increase the numbers of researchers in LMICs trained in implementation research (IR) on infectious diseases of poverty;
  • support the development of IR as a field of study; and
  • increase the capacity of universities in LMICs to manage training grant schemes and mentor students.
Only applications from universities in LMICs with experience in managing international master’s courses in public health will be considered. The selection of universities will be on a competitive basis. Applications will be reviewed by an independent selection committee…Readmore