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International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2016 - Listen First !!

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is a United Nations International Day against drug abuse and the illegal drug trade. It is observed annually on 26 June. 

By resolution 42/112 of 7 December 1987, the General Assembly decided to observe 26 June as the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as an expression of its determination to strengthen action and cooperation to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse. This resolution recommended further action with regard to the report and conclusions of the 1987 International Conference on Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

2016 Theme — Listen First 'Listen First' is an initiative to increase support for prevention of drug use that is based on science and is thus an effective investment in the well-being of children and youth, their families and their communities.

Source of Information : UN

Call for Application!!! 2nd National Global Health Course 2016 (17th June, 2016)

As per the Memorandum of Understanding on Global Health Course between the Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, Finland and Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Global Health Unit, National Centre for Health Professions Education(NCHPE), invites applications from the eligible Nepalese citizen for the 2nd National Global Health Course which is going to be organized from September 7-27, 2016 at National Centre for Health Professions Education, Institute of Medicine (IOM), Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal. 30 eligible participants from various streams as mentioned below will be selected for the course. S.NoStreamAllocated seatsGraduates1MBBS82Public Health53Nursing

Wellcome Trust Master’s Fellowships in Public Health & Tropical Medicine 2016/17 (Fully-funded)

Wellcome trust is now accepting applications for the Master’s Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. This fellowship is aimed at building sustainable capacity in areas of research that have the potential for increasing health benefits for people and their livestock in low- and middle-income countries. Research should be aimed at understanding and improving public health and tropical medicine of local, national and global relevance.  Topics include: 

demographic, social science and health economic studies; epidemiological, Field and community-based studies; healthcare systems and policy research; measurement of infectious and chronic disease burden; population studies; clinical trials and case-control studies; studies of disease mechanisms in the natural host; determinants of disease susceptibility and resistance; immunity or resistance in natural hosts or vectors.  Eligibility Applicants must:  be a national or legal resident of a low- and middle-income country, and hold a Fir…

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships 2017 Round : Australia Awards

Applications for the 2017 round of the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are now open. The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government’s competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships providing opportunities for Australians to undertake study, research or professional development overseas and for overseas citizens to do the same in Australia.
The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships aim to build Australia’s reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research, support the internationalization of the Australian higher education and research sectors and offer high-achieving individuals from overseas and Australia opportunities to increase their productivity and expertise in their field.
Category details Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (international applicants only): The Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship provides financial support for international applicants to undertake a postgraduate qualification at a Masters or PhD level eithe…