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By Nov. 18--Call for Case Studies: Highlighting Delivery of Quality Care in the Developing World

The Alliance for Case Studies for Global Health is seeking case studies for the second edition of Case Studies for Global Health (2009), a publication that highlights a range of situations in which governments, public and private sector organizations and individuals work together to address global health challenges. Also included are steps for developing programs that fight worldwide diseases including HIV/AIDS, malaria and dengue fever.
Submit your case study by Nov. 18, 2011. The second edition, scheduled for release in 2012, will include updates on approximately 20 studies published in the first edition.

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Bookmarked by Tamzin Furtado on 25 Oct 2011
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Stop TB Partnership

The Stop TB Partnership's aim is to realize the goal of eliminating TB as a public health problem and, ultimately, to obtain a world free of TB. STOP TB has a list of resources published on their website and freely available to download, including several technical publications. With particular relevance to the field of diagnostics include following publications:
New laboratory diagnostic tools for tuberculosis control
HIV Testing for all TB patients
Pathways to better diagnostics for tuberculosis: A blueprint for the development of TB

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Bookmarked by The Editorial Team on 15 Dec 2011
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World Gastroenterology Organisation

This links to the website of the World Gastroenterology Organisation, who have training courses across South America, and in Thailand and South Africa. The WGO is a federation of over 110 national gastroentereolgoy societies across the world.

The site also offers an extensive, multi-language library of gastroenteregoloy guidelines for various diseases and health conditions, with links to resources and other articles.

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Bookmarked by The Editorial Team on 16 Aug 2012
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Call for Applications

The Center of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC), SIUT, in Karachi has run a successful one year Postgraduate Diploma Program (PGD) in Biomedical Ethics since 2006. In 2010, CBEC also initiated a two year long Masters in Bioethics (MBE) program.

I am pleased to announce the first “Call for Applications” for intake of students for the PGD Class of 2012 and MBE Class of 2013. The academic year commences in January 2012.

Details of PGD and MBE programs, including eligibility criteria and admission process, and application forms are available on our website www.siut.org/bioethics. (The deadline for receiving applications is August 22, 2011).

We would appreciate it if you could circulate this announcement widely to relevant individuals and institutions.

Please do not hesitate to email us at cbec.siut@gmail.com if you require additional information or any clarification.

Regards,

Farhat Moazam, M.D., PhD
Professor and Chairperson
Center of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC), SIUT
Dewan Farooq Medical Complex
Karachi 74200, Pakistan
Phone: (92 21) 272-6338
Fax: (92 21) 921-5362
Email: bioethics@siut.org and cbec.siut@gmail.com

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Bookmarked by Dina Bogecho on 5 Jul 2011
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MERETI Master's Program in Research Ethics

Click on the link to access information about the research ethics programs of the Middle East Research Ethics Training Initiative (MERETI). In addition to offering an annual one-year certificate program in research ethics, they are now offering a Masters of Science in Clinical Research with a Specialization in Research Ethics that combines face-to-face courses with distance learning. This Masters program can be taken full-time or on a part-time basis.

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Bookmarked by Dina Bogecho on 19 Jul 2011
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