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Senior Research Scientist/Research Scientist (2 Posts) - BOHEMIA, Rufiji and Kibiti

Ifakara Health Institute is looking for Senior Research Scientist/Research Scientist (2 posts) to support research work in the entomology work package within the big cluster randomized clinical trial of the Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA). The work stations for both positions are Rufiji and Kibiti, Tanzania.

Qualification and Experience
• A PhD in medical entomology/Master of Science in vector biology, medical entomology or veterinary entomology or related disciplines (but with more experience) will also be considered.
• Experience of at least 2 years in medical entomology, especially field entomological surveys, mosquito handling and rearing, laboratory, and field and semi-field entomological bioassays will be of significant importance.

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 30th 2021.

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Nurse – Volunteer (3 posts) at the Clinical Trials Facility, Bagamoyo

IHI is looking for Nurses to Volunteer in a phase III randomised controlled multi- centre trial to evaluate the efficacy of the R21/ Matrix-M vaccine in African children against clinical Malaria (VAC 078).

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma in Nursing registered level.
• Five (5) years of working experience.

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 23rd 2021.

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Research Officer – Volunteer (1 post) at the Clinical Trials Facility, Bagamoyo

IHI is looking for a Research Officer - Volunteer to work in a phase III randomised controlled multi-centre trial to evaluate the efficacy of the R21/ Matrix-M vaccine in African children against clinical Malaria (VAC 078).

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor degree in Medicine/ MD.
• Working experience of 1 year.
 
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The deadline for receiving applications is April 23rd 2021.

 

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Lab Technician – Volunteer (1 post) at the Clinical Trials Facility, Bagamoyo

IHI is looking for Lab Technicians to volunteer in the laboratory to support processing of samples from the Clinical Trials Facility and health facilities in Bagamoyo. The Technician will be required to work in a professional and ethical manner in line with GCP, GCPL and approved trial protocol within strategic objectives of IHI, and the public health needs.

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma in medical laboratory technology, registered.
• Working experience of 2 to 3 years.

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 23rd 2021.

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Clinical Officer - Volunteers (2 posts) at the Clinical Trials Facility, Bagamoyo

IHI is looking for Clinical Officer - Volunteers to work in a phase III randomised controlled multi- centre trial to evaluate the efficacy of the R21/ Matrix-M vaccine in African children against clinical Malaria (VAC 078)

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma in Clinical Medicine.
• At least 1 year of working experience.

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 23rd 2021.

 

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Field Officers (18 posts) - TIMCI Project, Tabora, Tanga, Mwanza

IHI is looking for qualified and experienced Field Officers to perform a pilot work in a project title Tools for Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (TIMCI). This is a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial of pulse oximetry and clinical decision support algorithms in primary care in Tanzania.

Qualification and Experience
Diploma in Sociology, Public Administration, Community Development, Nursing or Clinical Medicine; or an Advanced Diploma in Clinical Medicine (AMO).

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 27th 2021.

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Nurse (30 posts) - Bohemia Project, Rufiji

IHI is looking for thirty (30) qualified and experienced Nurses to join the big cluster randomized clinical trial of Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA).

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma or Certificate in Nursing, must be registered.
• Experience in clinical services at the dispensary/health center/hospital/ research project.  

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 9th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Field Supervisor/Assistant Entomologist (10 posts) - Bohemia, Rufiji

IHI is looking for ten (10) experienced Field Supervisor / Assistant Entomologists to work in the entomology work package within the big cluster randomized clinical trial of Broad One Heallth Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA).

Qualification and Experience
• Holders of Form IV or VI certificates in science subjects preferably Chemistry and Biology; holders of certificates or diploma in related field like medical laboratory, environmental science, vector control, medical entomology will have an added advantage.
• Previous experience of at least 3-4 years, preferably working in environmental health and ecological sciences or any other entomology department, on field entomological surveys, mosquito handling and rearing, mosquito taxonomy, mosquito dissection, laboratory, field and semi-field entomological bioassays will be a significant importance.

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 9th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer / Master Studentship – 1 post, Bohemia Project

Ifakara in collaboration with the Schürch Lab in the Department of Entomology at Virginia Tech-USA is seeking a highly motivated Tanzanian to take the position of Research Officer / Master Studentship to join the Unitaid funded BOHEMIA project. The focus of the student’s research will be to determine the impact on dung fauna of the use of the antiparasitic drug ivermectin in cattle. The research supports the mission of One Health, the collaborative effort to attain health for people, animals, and our environment.

Qualification and Experience
• Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Zoology, Entomology, or Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine or any related field with a minimum G.P.A of 3.0 (or equivalent).
• A course in organic chemistry is a prerequisite for enrollment in the Department of Entomology.
• Previous experience with identifying insects is highly desired for the project.

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The deadline for receiving applications is April 15th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer - Intern (1 post) - Mosquito NET Project, Ifakara

IHI is looking for a Research Officer - Intern who will participate in research with Mosquito NET projects in Ifakara within the Environmental and Ecological Science (EHES) department. The Intern will participate in the publication of manuscript in internationally recognized peer reviewed journals. Assisted by the Research Scientist, the Intern will write research proposals for funding and will prepare project progress reports and cconduct presentations to EHES staff and IHI scientists when needed.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor of Science in Mathematics /Statistics or Biotechnology and Laboratory sciences.
• Fresh from university with 3.5 GPA and above.

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The deadline for receiving applications is March 19th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer - Intern ( 1 post) - BOHEMIA Project, Rufiji

IHI is looking for a Research Officer – Intern who will participate in research for the Broad One Health Endectocide-Based Malaria Intervention in Africa (Bohemia). The BOHEMIA program is embedded with two department of Environmental Sciences and Health system sciences. The Intern will participate to work the package under Health systems to prepare SOPs for achieve, supervise records management clerks on labeling, scanning, storing and filling program documents prepare reports and do presentation on achieving.

Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor of science Health System Management or System Information.
• Bachelor of records management.
• Fresh from the University.

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The deadline for receiving applications is March 19th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Fieldworkers (10 posts) - BOHEMIA Project, Rufiji/Kibiti


IHI is looking for experienced Field Workers /Entomology Technicians to work in the Broad One Health Endectocide-based Malaria Interventions in Africa (BOHEMIA) project. Among other duties, the Fieldworkers will be required to conduct mosquito trapping and collections, larval collections from field during evaluation of impact of repeated ivermectin MDA on vector populations and their transmission activities in Rufiji and Kibiti Districts.

Qualification and Experience
• Form IV or Form VI on science subjects preferably Chemistry and Biology; holder of certificates or diploma in related field like medical laboratory, environmental science, vector control, medical entomology will be an added advantage.
• Previous experience of at least 2 years, preferably working with EHES or any other entomology department, on field entomological surveys, mosquito handling and rearing, mosquito taxonomy, mosquito dissection, laboratory, field and semi-field entomological bioassays will be a significant importance.

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The deadline for receiving applications is March 19th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Clinical Officer (1 post) - ITENs Project, Msata

IHI is looking for a Clinical Officer to fill a vacant position in the ITENs Project based at Msata in Coast Region (Pwani). The Officer will be charged with carrying on research as per research protocol, taking history, examining, diagnosing and treating malaria patients during the study. Also, the Officer will sensitize participants on malaria testing, enroll patients to the study after investigation and collect and compile blood for malaria testing and manage patients in the process of recruitment.

Qualification and Experience
• Diploma/Advanced Diploma in clinical medicine from registered and recognized institutions.
• Two-year experience in research.

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The deadline for receiving applications is March 17th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer (1 post) - PanACEA Project, Dar

IHI is looking for a Research Officer to fill a vacant position in the PanACEA II project. The research officer will work as a medical doctor at the TB clinic to do investigation, recruit and provide medication to study participants in the cohort.

Qualification and Experience
• Doctor of Medicine/Medical Doctor (MD)/Bachelor of Medicine.
• Two-year experience in clinical research.

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The deadline for receiving applications is March 15th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Officer (1 post) - Autodissemination Project, Ifakara

IHI is looking for a Research Officer to work with the Pyriproxyfen Autodissemination project based in Ifakara. The Officer will be required to conducting research activities on mosquito borne diseases and their surveillances; meet minimum performance required by a research officer at IHI; present research findings from time to time to the thematic group meetings; and do some paper writing and data analysis.

Qualifications
• Holders of bachelors of science in Biology or Molecular Biology or any other related field may apply.

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The deadline for receiving applications is March 11th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Nurses/Assistant Nursing Officers (5 posts) - Calcium Project, Dar

IHI is looking for Nurses/Assistant Nursing Officers to fill vacant positions in the Calcium project. The nurses will work at antenatal care clinics and collect data on mothers and infants enrolled in the study. Candidates will play an essential role in data collection for the trial and ensure optimal care is provided for the participants.

Qualification and Experience
• Certificate in Nursing/ or Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution, registered with the Tanzania Nursing and Midwifery council (TNMC).
• Prior experience working in clinical research and in an antenatal clinic is an added advantage.

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The deadline for receiving applications is February 26th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Field Interviewers (4 posts) - Calcium Project, Dar

IHI is looking for Field Interviewers to fill vacant positions in the Calcium project. The Interviewers will work at the study antenatal care clinics and assist the study nurses to collect data on mothers and infants enrolled in the study..

Qualification and Experience
• Certificate of Secondary Education (Form IV/VI).
• Holding a certificate in nursing and experience working on a clinical trial will be an added advantage.

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The deadline for receiving applications is February 26th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Data Manager (1 post) - Dynamic Project - Ifakara

IHI is looking for a Data Manager to fill a vacant position in the Dynamic project. The Data Manager will support and maintain the data systems of the project in close collaboration with the IT Coordinator/Software Developer. The Manager will support the project team through developing data management and data cleaning plans, reviewing and analyzing data discrepancies, managing and resolving data quality issues together with the field-based staff, and reporting routinely to the study team.

Qualification and Experience

• Bachelor Degree in one of the following quantitative fields: Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Project Management, Data Science, or Mathematics.
• A master’s level qualification is preferred.
• Three-year experience in data systems, programming, and analytic experience (experience in the health sector with health information systems would be an asset).

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The deadline for receiving applications is February 25th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Research Scientist (1 post) - Deep Transmission Study - Ifakara

IHI is looking for a Research Scientist to join the Deep Transmission Study. The Scientist will be required to write and publish high quality scientific papers in peer reviewed and internationally recognized journals; and mentor and supervise research students to prepare reports and presentations. The Scientist will also present on progress and outcomes of the Deep Transmission research work to project and department staff and will write proposals and compete for research grants to address scientific questions in line with strategic objectives of IHI, and the public health needs.

Qualification and Experience

• MPhil in Data Science with specialization in Financial Technology.
• Working experience of 2 years.

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The deadline for receiving applications is February 25th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Lab Technician - Insectary (1 post)

IHI is looking for a qualified candidate to fill a vacant position of Lab Technician to support research work at the IHI Insectary in Bagamoyo under the The TranSMIT (Transmission from submicroscopic malaria in Tanzania) project..

Qualification and Experience

•    Holder of diploma in medical laboratory, clinical medicine and health laboratory services.
•    Relevant experience of working within a research laboratory.
•    Experience of developing and following laboratory protocols.
•    Previous experience of working with live insects.

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The deadline for receiving applications is February 5th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Data Science Jobs: Research Scientists (3) & Research Officers (3)

About These Jobs

Almost all malaria-endemic countries lack experienced modelers to develop and maintain model-based decision tools for malaria control and elimination. In addition, they lack data scientists with the programming capacity to manage and explore data that informs these models.

IHI is looking for qualified candidates (three Research Scientists & three Research Officers) to join the Data Science team which is mandated to develop and strengthen the required capacity for local scientists as well as to work on mathematical modelling, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI), software programming, and in data management & analysis related projects.

The broad objective is to prepare a team of qualified data scientists who can eventually work on various projects in the country and beyond to support efforts geared to eliminate infectious diseases.

Qualification and Experience

> For the Research Scientist Post: Holder of MSc degree in comp–uter science, computer engineering, engineering, mathematics,      health informatics or any other related discipline.
> For the Research Officer Post: Holder of BA or BSc degree in computer science, computer engineering, engineering, mathematics, health informatics or any other related discipline.

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The deadline for receiving applications is January 29th, 2021. For more details about these jobs and how to apply...

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Pharmaceutical Technician - TB Clinic (1 Post)

IHI is looking for a Pharmaceutical Technician to work with the TB Clinic study at the Mwananyamala Regional Referral Hospital in Dar es Salaam to Handling of all clinical trial pharmaceutical matters (drug and vaccine) as assigned by the senior pharmacists and Principal investigator.

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma in Pharmacy.
  • Pharmaceutical license as a technician.

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is December 14th 2020.

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Senior Records Management Clerk - TB Clinic (1 Post)

IHI is looking for a Senior Records Management Clerk. The position requires a person who will work with the TB Clinic in supporting a study at the Mwananyamala Regional Referral Hospital in Dar es Salaam to take and keep records of the study participants, plan and coordinate logistics for the recruited study participants.

Qualification and Experience

A diploma in record management.

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is December 14th 2020.

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Lab Technician - Sample Analysis in Haematology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Parasitology (1 Post)

IHI is looking for a Lab Technician will work with other team members in the Bagamoyo Laboratory under the supervision of the Lab Manager to perform various lab activities including sample analysis in haematology, biochemistry, microbiology and parasitology according to the SOPs, quality manual, ISO 15189:2012, safety manual, Sample collection Manual, GCP, GCLP and adherence to study protocols.

Qualification and Experience

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology, registered with 3 years of experience in the job.

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is December 14th 2020.

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Field worker - Scientific Experiments (1 post)

IHI is looking for a Field worker will work closely with project leaders / scientists to provide support in various scientific experiments, including field mosquito trapping and collection, rearing of mosquitoes in the insectary, and testing various interventions both in semi field and in the fieldThe Field worker will work closely with project leaders / scientists to provide support in various scientific experiments, including field mosquito trapping and collection, rearing of mosquitoes in the insectary, and testing various interventions both in semi field and in the field.

Qualification and Experience

Form Four certificate with five-year experience in relevant fieldwork

Important Dates and More

The deadline for receiving applications is December 14th 2020.

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Data Officer - Clinical Trials Research (1 post)

IHI is looking for a Data Officer to oversee and manage clinical trial data from design through to final delivery of clinical datasets to the sponsor. The officer will provide technical expertise in the management and processing of clinical data, within the trial to ensure that they are executed in an efficient, accurate and timely manner to the sponsor’s satisfaction.

Qualification & Experience
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in Statistics, Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, or Computer Science.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in data management and/or related work experience in a clinical research setting.
  • Familiar with statistical packages i.e. Stata, SPSS, R, SAS.
  • Knowledge of Data Management full cycle.
  • Basic IT skills i.e. software installations, printer installations and trouble shootings.
  • Working knowledge of Good Clinical Practices, Clinical research, Clinical trial process and related regulatory requirements and terminology.
  • Working knowledge of Clinical database applications such as EDC and CTMS and data management databases such as MS access, Excel SQL or Visual basics.
Important Dates and More
The deadline for receiving applications is November 24th 2020.

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Research Scientist/Officer - Heart & Lung diseases (1 post)

IHI is looking for a medical specialist to work as Research Scientist or Research Officer who will deal with patients with heart and lung diseases in its Kilombero and Ulanga Antiretroviral Cohort (KIULARCO) Clinic in Ifakara. The Clinic is run in collaboration with the Swiss TPH, St Francis Referral Hospital, Ifakara. The specialist will attend to patients under the Chronic Diseases Clinic of Ifakara (CDCI) to deliver improved clinical service and research.

Qualification & Experience
Master of Medicine in Internal Medicine, anesthesiology, intensive care, or emergency medicine. An MD/ Bachelor of Medicine with knowledge in anesthesiology, intensive care, or emergency medicine will be considered. Experience in clinical care for patients with chronic diseases (e.g. HIV, TB, heart and lung diseases).
 
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The deadline for receiving applications is November 19th 2020.

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Clarification: POETIC not a COVID-19 project

The Ifakara Health Institute Human Resources (HR) team has clarified on the upcoming project named, POETIC, which stands for "Provision of Essential Treatment in Critical Illness." Summarily, the General Notice to stakeholders and the public categorically states: POETIC is not a COVID-19 project.

In two vacancy announcements for Project Manager and Project Officer from the HR for POETIC posted recently, it was erroneously indicated on the project title that POETIC is a COVID-19 project.

To read the notice:

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Biomedical Engineer (1 post)

IHI is looking for a Biomedical Engineer to support the Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST) program at IHI. The Biomedical engineer will be responsible for leading all engineering maintenance and coordination initiatives.

Qualifications

Degree in engineering or other related discipline. Post-graduate levels are highly encouraged to apply. 2-4 years of experience in engineering in the health or development field.

Important dates and more details
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs August 14, 2020.

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Clinical Training Coordinator (1 post)

IHI is looking for a Clinical Training Coordinator to support the Newborn Essential Solutions and Technologies (NEST) program at IHI. The Clinical Training Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating, managing and evaluating NEST’s training activities within health facilities and training institutions across Tanzania.

Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in public health, nursing, midwifery or other health discipline 2-3 years of experience in the provision/ coordination of training in a clinical/health setting.

Important dates and more details
The deadline for receiving applications is 17:00hrs August 14, 2020.

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Infectious Diseases Modelling Program Interns (6)

IHI in collaboration with various partners plans to implement an Internship Program on Infectious Diseases Modelling: Software Development, Data Management & Analysis, and mathematical Modelling with MSc and PhD opportunities – as detailed in the Internship Program Information. This program will be hosted by the Training and Capacity Building Unit at IHI with initial support from Pan-African Mosquito Control Association (PAMCA). Therefore, the Institute is looking for six (6) qualified candidates to join an internship program and potentially MSc and PhD programs.
 
Qualifications

Holder of BA or BSc or MSc in computer science, computer engineering, engineering, mathematics, health informatics or any other related discipline.

Important dates and more details
The deadline for receiving applications is June 5, 2020.
 

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