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ESCMID Panorama

ESCMID WHO Observerships

9 - 10 December 2019, Copenhagen, Denmark


A group of 10 observers are offered a 2 day programme at the WHO Regional Office for Europe, Division of Health Emergencies & Communicable Diseases (DEC) in Copenhagen, Denmark.


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


UN-City, WHO regional office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark

Eligibility criteria

  • Full or Young Scientist ESCMID members
  • Hold a relevant degree in infectious diseases, clinical microbiology and/or public health
  • No previous ESCMID Observership visit within the last 12 months
  • Have not participated in a previous ESCMID-WHO observership visit
  • Applicants must have a proven interest in public health, e.g. degree, research interest and/or experience
  • Applicants must have a strong interest in the WHO/public health fields

Selection criteria
Important dates for ESCMID WHO Observerships
Applications will be accepted from:3 September 2019, 12:00 noon CET
Deadline for applications: 26 September 2019, 12:00 noon CET
Date of visit: 9 - 10 December 2019
How often? Once a year until further notice

Applications can not be submitted before 3rd September 2019rd 2019!


This is project funded by the ESCMID observership programme. For more information please read here or the FAQ document: 


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).