Programme for Global Paediatric Research Award For Outstanding Contributions to Global Child Health
30 July - 7 November 2008
Organizers: The Programme for Global Paediatric Research, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Date: 30 July 2008 to 07 November 2008
Call for Nominations Deadline: November 7, 2008
This new award will honour outstanding research achievements in global child health. We specifically invite nominations of researchers who have conducted their work in developing regions.
The award includes a $10,000 honorarium and travel expenses to attend the 2009 Pediatric Academic Societies’ Meeting in Baltimore, where the award will be presented and the award recipient will present a review of his/her work. Links to the terms of reference and online nomination system are posted on the PGPR website (see above link). Please help us honour and encourage excellence in global child health by submitting nominations and by advising your colleagues of this important award.
If you have questions about this award or about The Programme for Global Paediatric Research please contact:
Alvin Zipursky, M.D.
Chair and Scientific Director
The Programme for Global Paediatric Research
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Ave, Toronto, Canada, M5G 1X8
The Programme for Global Paediatric Research works with researchers, societies, NGOs and governments throughout the world to address global health issues affecting infants and children. PGPR informs, educates, facilitates international research cooperation and collaboration, and advocates for research to improve the health of all children.
Programme for Global Paediatric Research Award for Outstanding Contributions to Global Child Health is supported by a grant from Pfizer Inc.