WIN MERCK DIABETES AND HYPERTENSION AWARDS 2019

The Merck Foundation, a not-for-profit arm of the Merck KGaA, Germany, calls on medical undergraduates, interns and postgraduates to put in for its 2019 Diabetes and Hypertension Awards.

The awards are being rolled out in many of the Africans and Asians universities as part of foundation’s commitment to building capacity and improving access to health care solutions in developing nations.

The programme is a one-year online Post Graduate Diploma with the University of South Wales.

Award

  • Merck Diabetes Award 2018 is enrollment to an Online “Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes Management while Merck Hypertension Award 2018 is enrollment to an Online “Post Graduate Diploma in Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine with University of South Wales”

Eligibility

  • All medical undergraduates, interns and postgraduates are invited to apply for the award. Health professionals, both UK and overseas, with an honors degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) are eligible to apply for the PG Diploma Diabetes course online.
  • Non-graduates are also encouraged to apply (applicants will be asked to submit a piece of work for assessment to confirm that they are able to work comfortably at degree level)

Applicants should submit copies of the following with their application:

Qualification certificates

One written reference

English language qualification (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

Application
To apply for the Merck’s Diabetes Award, submit a concept paper about:


  • How to improve the awareness about Diabetes Early Detection and Prevention in your country.
  • How to encourage your society, scientific community, local authorities, media and relevant stakeholders to Think and Act on Diabetes Every Day.
  • Your ideas of developing new policies, strategies, social media campaigns and more.

Please submit your one page concept paper to: submit@merckdiabetesaward.com

To apply for the Merck Hypertension Award, submit a concept paper about:

  • How to improve the awareness about hypertension control and prevention in your country.
  • How to encourage your society, scientific community, local authorities, media and relevant stakeholders to Think and Act on Hypertension Every Day.
  • Your ideas of developing new policies, strategies, social media campaigns and more.

Submit your one page concept paper to: submit@MerckHypertensionAward.com

Applicants Name, Gender, Age, Country, University/Collage, Expected year of completion of MBBS/Medical Graduation, address, email and Mobile number must be provided with the submission.

Please submit your one page concept paper to: submit@merckdiabetesaward.com

To apply for the Merck Hypertension Award, submit a concept paper about:

  • How to improve the awareness about hypertension control and prevention in your country.
  • How to encourage your society, scientific community, local authorities, media and relevant stakeholders to Think and Act on Hypertension Every Day.
  • Your ideas of developing new policies, strategies, social media campaigns and more.
  • Submit your one page concept paper to: submit@MerckHypertensionAward.com

Applicants Name, Gender, Age, Country, University/Collage, Expected year of completion of MBBS/Medical Graduation, address, email and Mobile number must be provided with the submission.

Please submit your one page concept paper to: submit@merckdiabetesaward.com

Deadline: 30th September, 2019.

For details, see: Merck Foundation to learn more about the opportunity

Adesina Ajala

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