Merck has launched the Call for Applications for the “Merck Diabetes” and “Merck Hypertension” Awards 2017 across African and Asian universities through its Merck Capacity Advancement Program with the aim to build a platform of diabetes and hypertension experts across the globe.

Application Deadline: 31st July 2017

Eligible Countries: African and Asian countries

To be taken at (country):  Cairo, Egypt

About the Award: “Merck Diabetes and Hypertension Awards mark another step in our commitment to working with governments, academia and relevant stakeholders in building healthcare capacity with a focus on non-communicable diseases in various countries in Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America,” said Rasha Kelej, Chief Social Officer, Merck Healthcare.

All medical postgraduates and final year undergraduates are invited to apply for the Merck Diabetes Award 2017.

Theme: Every Day is a Diabetes Day

Merck Diabetes Award is being rolled out in many of the African and Asian universities as part of our commitment to building diabetes capacity and improving access to quality and sustainable healthcare solutions in developing countries.

The aim of Merck Diabetes Award is to create a Diabetes Experts Platform across the globe.

Type: Award

Eligibility: All medical postgraduates and final year undergraduates are invited to apply for the Merck Hypertension Award 2017

Selection: Submissions will be reviewed by a Scientific Committee.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value and Duration of Program: Postgraduate Diabetes Diploma with University of South Wales. Winners will be invited to attend the Merck Africa Luminary on 24th-25th October, 2017 in Cairo, Egypt to receive the award.

How to Apply: Please submit your one page concept paper to:

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: Merck

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