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2019 NCDC Scholarships for Lassa Fever International Conference in Abuja

2019 will make it is 50 years since we found the first case of the disease.

50 years since the detection of Lassa fever in Nigeria, outbreaks have been recorded yearly in parts of the country.

In 2018, Nigeria experienced the largest reported outbreak of Lassa Fever with 21 of 36 States in the country affected.

The 50th year of discovery of the Lassa fever is an opportunity for the scientific community to reflect on what is known, describe gaps that exist and prioritise the research agenda for the future.

Course Level: Conference

To be taken at (country): Nigeria

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for the travel scholarship you must:

  • Currently reside in Nigeria
  • Must have a degree or be currently enrolled in a University
  • Submit an abstract based on one of the conference sub-themes
  • Must be able to speak English
  • All applicants must commit to be available from the 16th – 17th of January 2019

Number of Awards: up to 30

Value of Award: 

  • Materials
  • Travel
  • Accomodation

Duration of Programme: 16th – 17th of January 2019

Method of Application: Apply here

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30th of September 2018.