III COURSE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY

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	CONVOCATION
	III COURSE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY
	UNESCO CHAIRS - UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA
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	The University of Granada hereby publishes the call for=20
applications for places on the III Course on Tropical Medicine and=20
Parasitology, planned under the auspices  of the UNESCO Chairs -=20
University of Granada joint programme. Under Annex I to this call=20
invitations are likewise made to apply for grants to participate on=20
the course.

BASIC CONTENT OF THE COURSE

SUBJECTS

Geographical regions and climates; Clinical epidemiology;=20
Malnutrition and illness; A detailed study of the commonest=20
tropical diseases caused by helminths, protozoa, fungi, bacteria=20
and viruses, with special emphasis upon their clinical, diagnostic=20
and epidemiological aspects.=20

LECTURERS

As in the previous courses, the lectures will be given by staff and=20
research workers of renowned prestige from both public and private=20
institutions from many different countries.

APPLICANTS

Applicants for the course should be graduates who wish either to=20
gain a basic grounding or to bring themselves up to date in the=20
subjects offered, all of which will be taught by specialists in=20
each field.
 CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COURSE

VENUE:           The Faculty of Sciences,=20
                     Campus Fuentenueva, Granada.

DATE:            Beginning 8 September 1997.


TIMETABLE:       From Mondays to Fridays, mornings and=20
                     afternoons.


NUMBER OF HOURS: 120


DIPLOMA AWARDED: All those participants who attend a minimum
                     of 108 hours will be awarded a diploma,=20
                     which will state the total hours of the=20
                     course, accredit the participant's attendance,=20
and reflect the benefit
                     gained by the participant from the=20
                     course.

APPLICATIONS

Candidates should deliver their application to the Registro General=20
of the University of Granada, Hospital Real, Cuesta de Hospicio=20
s/n, Granada. It should be addressed to  "El Vicerrector de=20
Investigaci=F3n y Relaciones Internacionales and be accompanied by a=20
curriculum vitae containing at least the following information:

- Full name and identity card or passport number.
- Address and telephone number.
- Degree(s) held (at least to the level required in this   call for=20
applications).
- Any other merits, duly warranted, for their   evaluation by the=20
selection committee.

If the candidate also wishes to apply for a grant he/she should=20
fill in a separate application to be attached to the first,=20
indicating which type of grant the candidate wishes to apply for,=20
according to his/her eligibility.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

PLACES: Applications  for places on the course can be made from the=20
date of this convocation until 12.00 a.m., 18 July 1997.
GRANTS: Applications for grants can be made from the date of this=20
convocation until 12.00 a.m., 30 June 1997.

COST OF THE COURSE

The cost of the course is 100,000 pts.

A list of all candidates who have been awarded a grant will be=20
published between 7 and 9 July. A list of all candidates who have=20
been given a place on the course without a grant will be published=20
between 24 and 28 July. Those participants who do not have a grant=20
should pay the enrolment fee into la Caja General de la=20
Universidad, located in the Edificio Administrativo, c/ Santa Luc=EDa=20
or make a bank transfer to the University of Granada current=20
account N=BA2031-0000-08-0101745071, Caja General de Ahorros, Oficina=20
Principal, Plaza Villamena s/n, Granada, indicating that it is=20
payable to "III Curso de Medicina Tropical". Payment must be made=20
before 5 September, after which time places remaining unpaid
for will be offered to candidates on the waiting list.

EVALUATION CRITERIA

The selection committee will take into account:

- The suitability of the candidate's degree.
- Professional experience related to the course content.
- Other merits.











SELECTION COMMITTEE

The members of the selection committee both for candidates and the=20
awarding of grants will be:
President: The Vice-Rector for Research and Foreign Affairs
Secretary:  The General Secretary or Vice-Secretary=20
of the University
Committee
Members:    The Course Co-ordinator
            The Head of the Institute of Biotechnology
            One member of the Research Committee
 ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Vicerrectorado de Investigaci=F3n y Relaciones Internacionales
Hospital Real, Cuesta del Hospicio s/n,=20
Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada.
Tel: +34 (9)58 242909/244284
Fax: +34 (9)58 243009/244312
E-mail: inves2 at elvira.ugr.es
        inves3 at elvira.ugr.es

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Instituto de Biotecnolog=EDa de la Universidad de Granada
Facultad de Ciencias, Campus Fuentenueva, 18071 Granada.
Tel: +34 (9)58 242861/2423263
Fax: +34 (9)58 242861
E-mail: biotec at goliat.ugr.es
       cmascaro at goliat.ugr.es
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ANNEX I
CALL FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS
	III INTERNATIONAL COURSE ON TROPICAL MEDICINE
AND PARASITOLOGY
UNESCO CHAIRS - UNIVERSITY OF GRANADA

	The following grants are offered to eligible candidates to=20
attend the III International Course on Tropical Medicine and=20
Parasitology, organised under the auspices of the UNESCO Chair,=20
"Tropical Medicine and Parasitology" of the University of Granada:

	1)  7 grants funded by UNESCO

  a.-  These grants are intended for citizens of developing=20
countries and of the E.I.C who are not  residents of any country=20
belonging to the=20
       European Union.

  b.-  They are sufficient to cover the attendance fee,
       travel, and board and lodgings expenses for the=20
       duration of the course.

	II)     10 grants funded by the UNESCO Chair, "Tropical =20
Medicine and Parasitology", of the University of  Granada.

  a.-  These grants are intended for citizens of=20
       developing countries and of the E.I.C. who are=20
       resident in Spain.

  b.-  They are sufficient to cover the attendance fee.

	III)       5 grants funded by the UNESCO Chair, Tropical=20
               Medicine and Parasitology" of the University of=20
               Granada.

 a.-   These grants are intended for citizens of=20
      countries belonging to the European Union.

 b.-  They are sufficient to cover the attendance fee.
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	EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR THE AWARDING OF GRANTS

	1.- FOR APPLICANTS FOR GRANTS IN SECTIONS I AND II

 .- A degree in an area related to tropical medicine
    and/or parasitology.
 .- Adequate curriculum vitae.
 .- Professional relationship with the subjects of the
    course. In this respect, candidates collaborating=20
    directly with any organisation or institute working
    to humanitarian ends will have priority.
 .- Other merits.

	    2.- FOR APPLICANTS FOR GRANTS IN SECTION III

 .- A degree in an area related to tropical medicine
    and/or parasitology.
 .- Hold a doctorate or be taking a doctoral course=20
    in any area related to the subjects of the course.
 .- Other merits.
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	N.B ALL ALLEGED MERITS MUST BE DULY WARRANTED

	Signed in Granada on the fifth day of June 1997





	Francisco Gonz=E1lez Lodeiro
	Vice-Rector for Research and Foreign Affairs




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