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ESCMID Panorama

ESCMID WHO Observerships

24 - 26 October 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark

Applications for 2017 are currently being reviewed. All applicants will be informed of the outcome in July 2017.

Objectives

A group of 10 observers are offered a 3 day programme at the WHO Regional Office for Europe, Division of Communicable Diseases, Health Security and Environment (DCE) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Description

A detailed description of the ESCMID WHO Observership visit is published on the ECC profile of WHO Regional Office for Europe. 

ECC profile WHO Regional Office for Europe

Place

DCE WHO regional office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark

Eligibility criteria
  • Full or Young Scientist ESCMID members
  • No previous ESCMID Observership visit within the last or future 12 months
Important dates for ESCMID WHO Observerships
Applications will be accepted from:15 May 2017, 10:00 CET
Deadline for applications: 6 June 2017, 12:00 noon CET
Date of visit: 24 - 26 October 2017
How often? Once a year until further notice
Selection criteria

ESCMID and the WHO Regional Office for Europe will select 10 Observers together from different countries and make sure that both CM and ID and both genders are represented.
Otherwise, the date and time of submission of the application will be the criteria for selection (first come, first served).

Funding

Intra-European Observership visits
ESCMID member from Europe visits an ECC in Europe (definition)
ESCMID subsidises travel costs and subsistence for outside-of-country visits as follows:

  • EUR 500 max. for travel expenses (air ticket, train ticket, car expenses at EUR 0.30 per km)
  • EUR 70 per diem (up to a maximum of 5 days)

ESCMID only supports applications that are submitted and accepted prior to the intended visit; and payment will be made after we receive proof of effectively incurred expenses.

Special reimbursement conditions apply for Observers who live in the same Country as the ECC host.

Intercontinental Observership visits (incoming)
Incoming: ESCMID member from outside Europe visits an ECC in Europe (definition)
ESCMID subsidises travel costs and subsistence for outside-of-country visits as follows:

  • EUR 1000 max. for travel expenses (air ticket, train ticket, car expenses at EUR 0.30 per km)
  • EUR 70 per diem (up to a maximum of 5 days)

ESCMID only supports applications that are submitted and accepted prior to the intended visit; and payment will be made after we receive proof of effectively incurred expenses.

Report

After the visit, the Observer will be required to complete the official evaluation forms including a report to be published on the ESCMID Collaborative Centre website or in other ESCMID publications (including the name of Observers).

Important dates to consider

The Observership at WHO Regional Office for Europe will take place once a year until further notice.

Apply from: 15 May 2014, 10:00 CET
Deadline: 30 May 2014, 16:00 CET
Date of visit: 30 September - 2 October 2014