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|#||Country||Opportunity Type||Title||Intended Audience||Duration of Program||Sponsoring Program||Additional Information||Location||Start Time of Program||Application Requirements||Contact Person||Contact Email address||Website|
|Argentina||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||Becas Leo Messi en Hemato-Oncología Pediátrica||Physicians||3 years||Fundación Leo Messi||Hospital Juan P Garrahan, Argentina (1 year)||Sep-15||Residency in Pediatrics completed by June 2015||Andre Parareda, MDfirstname.lastname@example.org||www.hsjdbcn.org|
|Australia||Seminar||McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer Fellowship||Lawyers||3 months||Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)||The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer Fellowship provides opportunities for lawyers working in cancer control to develop their skills and expertise by working on projects of interest to them during a maximum 3-month placement at the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, in collaboration with McCabe Centre and Cancer Council Victoria staff, and academic and other McCabe Centre collaborators.||Melbourne, Australia||Wendy McMillan||Wendy.McMillan@cancervic.org.au||http://www.mccabecentre.org/events/intensivelegaltrainingprogram|
|Bangladesh||Nurse Training||Palliative Care Nurse Leadership Program||Nurses||1 day (every 3 months)||Children’s Palliative Care Initiative in Bangladesh, supported by World Child Cancer||This program is series of workshops on palliative care topics, which are intended for nurses working in oncology or palliative care fields. Experienced nurses can receive mentoring to become faculty members.||Dhaka, Bangladesh||Every three months||Ms. Rizwana Hussain, Programme Coordinator, World Child Cancer, Bangladeshemail@example.com||www.worldchildcancer.org|
|Canada||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||Paediatric Haematology/Oncology Subspecialty Training Program||Physicians||3 years||The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Division of Haematology/Oncology: Fellowship Training Program||The Paediatric Haematology/Oncology Subspecialty Training Program at SickKids is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. It is the largest program in Canada, with 25-35 fellows being trained at any one time, and among the largest programs in the world. Sub-specialty residents (fellows) complete a two or three-year general paediatric haematology/oncology training program with rotations through all key areas of the specialty of haematology, oncology, and blood and bone marrow transplantation. In addition, there is an opportunity for those already trained in general paediatric haematology/oncology to obtain further clinical and/or research sub-specialty training in haemoglobinopathy, bone marrow failure and myelodysplasia, thrombosis, leukemia and lymphoma, neuroblastoma, neuro-oncology, childhood cancer survivorship, new agent and innovative therapy, and blood and bone marrow transplantation. The program is international in scope and has trained over 50 trainees worldwide over the past five years.
|Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada||Start of the academic year: July 1.||International Medical Graduates
International medical graduates must have completed and successfully passed a licensing examination in general paediatrics in their home country. Prior experience working in paediatric haematology/oncology is encouraged but not necessary. Successful candidates complete two years of the training program, similar to the first two years completed by national and US trainees as described above. There is flexibility in this training to allow for prior experience and future career goals. A one year training option may be considered.
|Education Program Administrator
Division of Haematology/Oncology
Department of Paediatrics
The Hospital for Sick Children
|Canada||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||Oncology Fellowship||Physicians||3 years||IWK Health Centre, Dalhousie University||Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada||Annually in July||Medical degree, paediatric training||Victoria Pricefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Canada||Seminar||The Hospital for Sick Children – Childhood Cancer Therapy Update||Multiple including Health Care Workers, Physicians, Nurses||1 day||The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Division of Haematology/Oncology – Annual Symposium||The Childhood Cancer Therapy Update (CCTU) is an annual interprofessional symposium involving plenary and workshop sessions to review and update the science behind and best practices for the care of children with cancer.
|Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada||Held annually in Fall or Winter; next CCTU to be held January 14, 2015. 1 day (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)||N/A||CCTU Coordinatoremail@example.com|
|Chile||Nurse Training||Latin American Center of Pediatric Oncology Nursing Education||Nurses||St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, International Outreach Program||Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital, Santiago, Chile||Rolling admission||Participating hospitals commit to creating a full-time pediatric oncology nurse educator position dedicated to improving the nursing care environment through ongoing education, skills validation, and enhanced quality. The nurse educator candidate is an experienced pediatric oncology nurse with exemplary knowledge, skills, and leadership capabilities. Candidates are primarily referral-based.
|Courtney Hahn, MSN, RN, CPHON, CPNP-AC
Coordinator, Outreach Nursing Development
International Outreach Program
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
|Ethiopia||Nurse Training||SickKids-Ethiopia Perioperative Nursing Training Programme (PoNT)||Nurses||Hospital for Sick Children||SickKids-Ethiopia PoNT seeks to help develop and sustainably transform perioperative nursing throughout the country through strengthening local health systems and building a strong foundation for future collaborations with nursing, surgical and academic leaders.||Ethiopiafirstname.lastname@example.org||http://www.sickkids.ca/globalchildhealth/capacity-building/Capacity%20Building%20in%20Africa/CapBuildAfrica.html|
|Europe||Cancer Research||UICC – IARC Development Fellowship||Health Care Workers||Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)/International Agency for Research in Cancer (IARC)||The aim of the UICC-IARC Development Fellowship is to allow each year for one of the most promising participants of the IARC Summer School to return to IARC and spend a period of up to three months integrated in one of the IARC Groups to receive further training in all areas of research and/or to set up a research collaboration.||Anywhere||http://www.uicc.org/programmes/geti/fellowships/regional-and-partner-opportunities|
|Europe||Seminar||ESO-SIOP Europe Masterclass in Paediatric Oncology||Physicians||1 week||European School of Oncology and SIOP||Europe||Biennialemail@example.com||http://www.eso.net/events-2.html|
|Europe||Seminar||Surgical Oncology Courses||Surgeons||International Society of Paediatric Surgeons||Held at site of European Paediatric Surgeon’s Association and International Society of Paediatric Oncology annual firstname.lastname@example.org||http://ipsosurgeons.org/courses/|
|France||Cancer Research||IARC Fellowship for Cancer Research||Multiple including Clinicians, Researchers||2 years||International Agency for Research in Cancer, Union for International Cancer Control||Lyon, France||Doctorate in previous 5 years.
|France||Cancer Research||IARC Summer School||Multiple including Epidemiologists, Statisticians, Physicians, Oncologists, Public Health Specialists||3 weeks||International Agency for Research in Cancer, Union for International Cancer Control||Lyon, France||Annually in June||Fluency in Englishemail@example.com||http://www.iarc.fr/en/education-training/summer-school/index1.php|
|France||Seminar||World Cancer Congress Master Courses||Health Care Workers||Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)||Each course is purpose-built by internationally-recognised cancer control professionals to meet specific needs for continuing education of those engaged in cancer control from various disciplines, and at different levels.
Master Courses are offered free of charge to those who register for the Congress. Participants will be selected on a competitive basis.
20 hours of distance learning over a period of three to six months (June to October 2016)
Distance learning will be facilitated via an online e-learning platform where participants will find required reading materials, presentations, webinars, assignments etc.
Culminating in a one day face-to-face workshop prior to the start of the World Cancer Congress in Paris, on 31 October 2016 (workshop attendance may be conditional on completion of an assessment proving successful acquisition of knowledge and skills provided through the distant learning component)
|Ghana||Nurse Training||SickKids-Ghana Paediatric Nursing Education Partnership (PNEP)||Nurses||Hospital for Sick Children||Firmly established yet dedicated to thinking outside the box, EAPS 2018 aims to engage the world’s best in a hearty exchange of experiences and expertise in research and clinical care. Europe’s foremost paediatrics subspecialty societies EAP, ESPNIC and ESPR have dedicated their time and formidable talents into organizing an stellar educational/research forum that will celebrate outstanding science in all areas of paediatrics.||Ghanafirstname.lastname@example.org||http://www.sickkids.ca/globalchildhealth/capacity-building/Capacity%20Building%20in%20Africa/CapBuildAfrica.html|
|Guatemala||Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship||Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship||Physicians||3 years||Unidad Nacional de Oncología Pediátrica/Universidad Francisco Marroquín Medical School, supported by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital International Outreach Program||Recently trained pediatricians that have completed a three year residency training program in a recognized academic institution from the Central American Pediatric Hematology Oncology Association (AHOPCA). Other countries in the Americas can be considered.||Guatemala City, Guatemala with opportunities to rotate at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN, USA, St. Jude’s Midwest Affiliate in Peoria, IL, USA, and Hospedale San Gegardo and Istituto dei Tumori, both in Milan, Italy.||January or July annually. (the program usually begins on January 1 and ends of December 31 of every year, it can also begin on July 1 and end on June 30).||To be considered for the program it is necessary to submit:
Certified electronic copy of grades and diplomas that accredit the degrees in medicine and pediatric residency program.
Certification of approval of the TOEFL examination (or its equivalent). The candidate should be fluent in English.
A letter of intent with a brief statement of career goals and reasons for his or her interest in pediatric hematology/oncology.
A letter of support from the medical director of the sponsoring institution.
A letter of recommendation from two other physicians (AHOPCA, if the applicant is from Central America).
Electronic copy of Curriculum Vitae with photo.
|Federico Antillon, MD, MMM, PhDemail@example.com||www.ayuvi.org.gt|
|Online||Online Training||International Children’s Palliative Care Network – elearning programme||Health Care Workers||Flexible according to the student||International Children’s Palliative Care Network||This online training provides a variety of short programmes on children’s palliative care. Currently available in a variety of languages||Online||Flexible according to the firstname.lastname@example.org||www.elearnicpcn.org|
|Online||Online Training||Oncopedia||Health Care Workers||St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital||Online||Membership to Cure 4 Kids (free)||Guillermo Chantada||Guillermo.Chantada@STJUDE.ORG||https://www.cure4kids.org/ums/oncopedia/|
|Online||Cancer Research||International Innovation Grant||Multiple including Physicians, Nurses, Health Care Workers||1 year||Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology||One year of ASPHO membership /anyone with ASCO membership.||The applicant’s home country (non-profit or government agency)||January 1st – December email@example.com||www.conquercancerfoundation.org|
|Online||Online Training||University Diploma of Pediatric Onology||Physicians||French-African Paediatric Oncology Group, University Paris Sud in France, University of Rabat||Theoretical instruction is given in five three-day modules and then Two modules are transformed into e-learning: Module 1 and Module 5. Promotion 3(2016-2017) will therefore have to follow a distance education||This training is open to doctors from North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa who will contribute to the development of pediatric oncology skills.||E-learning platform: http://fad.e-gfaop.org/|
|Online||Cancer Research||Research Collaboration Abroad||Multiple including Investigators, Clinicians, Epidemiologists, Public Health Professionals||3 Months||Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial International Study Grant||a travel stipend of $2,000.||Local Research Institution||01-Sep-15||Possess PhD (or equivalent degree*) at least 2 years prior to the application closing date of the YY Selection applied for.
Actively engaged in cancer research
Have recent publications in the international peer-reviewed literature
|Online||Cancer Research||Emerging Global Leader Award (K43) NIH Research Support||Multiple including Clinicians, Researchers||National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA||The purpose of the Fogarty Emerging Global Leader Award is to provide research support and protected time to a research scientist from a low- or middle-income country (LMIC) with a junior faculty position at an LMIC academic or research institution. This intensive, mentored research career development experience is expected to lead to an independently funded research career. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications from LMIC scientists from any health related discipline that propose career development activities and a research project that is relevant to the health priorities of their country.||Local Research Institution||November||Research scientists||http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-292.html|
|Online||Online Training||Future Learn||Health Care Workers||Multiple Institutions||Online||https://www.futurelearn.com/courses|
|Online||Online Training||Coursera||Health Care Workers||Multiple Institutions||Online||https://www.coursera.org/browse/life-sciences?languages=en#medicine-and-healthcare|
|Online||Online Training||Headsmart||Health Care Workers||Multiple Institutions||Online||https://www.headsmart.org.uk/clinical/education-module/|
|Online||Seminar||International Cancer Technology Transfer Fellowships (ICRET)||Multiple including Investigators, Clinicians, Public Health Professionals||1 month||Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)||The course will begin on the 18th October and will last for 6 weeks until 28th November. The main topics covered will be literature review, publication ethics, targeting the right journal, writing and publishing a research paper.||Seminar||http://www.uicc.org/programmes/geti/our-activities/technology-transfer|
|Online||Cancer Research||Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial international study grants (YY)||Multiple including Investigators, Physicians, Epidemiologists, Public Health Professionals||3 months||Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)||The YY grant provides an important opportunity to advance cancer research through international collaboration. Their purpose is to enable cancer investigators from any country to carry out bilateral research projects abroad which exploit complementary materials or skills, including advanced training in experimental methods or special techniques.||Anywhere||Possess PhD (or equivalent degree*) at least 2 years prior to the application closing date of the YY Selection applied for
Actively engaged in cancer research
Have recent publications in the international peer-reviewed literature
|Online||Seminar||UICC Workshops||Health Care Workers||Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)||UICC Workshops enables capacity building in key topics with linkage to UICC priority areas and World Cancer Declaration targets in low- and middle-income countries.||Anywhere||http://www.uicc.org/programmes/global-education-and-training-initiative-geti/fellowships/uicc-workshops|
|Online||Cancer Research||WCRF International Regular Grant Programme||Health Care Workers||World Cancer Research Fund International||Supports research on the link between diet, nutrition, body composition, physical activity and cancer incidence and firstname.lastname@example.org||http://www.wcrf.org/int/research-we-fund/grant-programmes/apply-research-grant|
|Online||Online Training||Palliative care e-learning course for healthcare professionals in India||Health Care Workers||eCancer Education||Course in English||http://ecancer.org/education/course/16-palliative-care-e-learning-course-for-healthcare-professionals-in-india.php|
|Online||Nurse Training||Nurses No Frontiers||Nurses||European Society for Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant Nursing Section||This project proposal builds on the Nurses No Frontiers (NNF) collaboration with the EBMT Nurses Group with over 30 years of experience, professional knowledge-transfer through on-site and online collaboration with nursing team building as a central pillar. In fact, BMT is the only curative option for both SCD and ST, is highly successful, restores normal health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in most cases and is very cost-effective compared to non-curative long-term supportive care. These programs should achieve self sufficiency and sustainability thanks to local governments take over. The cure of ST by BMT is thus a model of a medically, ethically and financially justified tertiary care procedure which not only saves lives, relieves desperation of many families and financial burden on health care systems but has cascade effects on institutional capacity, higher medical education, research & development. In many low and middle-income countries (LMICs) the limiting factor to health care strengthening is often not financial resources but rather professional know-how. The bulk of this highly qualified workload is carried by nursing personnel and outcomes often depend on the ability to assure that medical prescriptions are carried out correctly and infectious risks minimized.||http://www.ebmt.org/Contents/Nursing/Pages/default.aspx|
|Online||Nurse Training||3rd My Child Matters Nursing Award||Nurses||1 year||Sanofi Espoir Foundation in Partnership/SIOP Nursing Group||The Sanofi Espoir Foundation, in partnership with the SIOP (International Pediatric Oncology Society), has for the third year launched a call for projects for nurses in pediatric oncology in low- and medium-resource countries. The aim is to reward and stimulate nurses’ initiatives for projects that help fight against childhood cancer in the three areas of education, improving professional practice, and research. Up to 5 projects selected with 10,000 Euros awarded per project||12 months||Project application/action must focus on children with cancer and/or nurses in low- or lower-middle-income||http://foundation-sanofi-espoir.com/en/news-2017-11-08-my-child-matters-nurses-awards-2018.php|
|Online||Long-term International Fellowship||Long-Term International Fellowship||Physicians||one year grant||Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology||The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Long-term International Fellowship was first awarded in 2010. To date, we have funded 17 early-career oncologists from Armenia, Brazil, Chile, China, Ethiopia, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Nepal, Thailand and Uganda.||Must be a full member or International Corresponding member of ASCO, or pending acceptance to ASCO; be a physican with training in hematology-oncology/radiation oncology or equivalent; have less than 10 years of oncology experience and from a country categorized by the World Bank as low-income to Upper middle income and have no more than one year of training from USA, Canada or EUemail@example.com||conquercancerfoundation.org/long-term-international-fellowship|
|Home country of applicant||Online Training||Tumores solidos pediatricos||Multiple including Physicians, Nurses, Health Care Workers||Hospital Sant Joan De Deu (Barcelona), Hospital Garrahan (Argentina) Funadcion Mesi||Online course, readily available. To study at your own pace||Online||Ongoing||Registration at San Joan de Deu virtual camp||Guillermo Chantada, MD, PHDfirstname.lastname@example.org||Link|
|India||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||DM Pediatric Hematology-Oncology||Physicians||3 years||Medical Council of India||This course has sponsored seats ( once in 2 years) for a foreign national. A seat may be there 6 monthly.||Chandigarh, India||Annually||http://www.successcds.net/MedicalEntranceExam/pgimer-chandigarh-dm-mch-admission.html|
|India||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||DM Pediatric Hematology Oncology||Physicians||3 years||PGIMER Chandigarh, India||3 years fellowship in pediatric hematology oncology. Centre caters to nearly 500 new oncology and 300 new benign hematology cases annualy. No salary or honorarium is paid. Non-Indian citizens can apply for the seat of foreign national. The announcement appears on the institution’s website, typically in April and October each year.||PGIMER, Chandigarh, India||Jan or July each year.||A candidate applying for admission as a Foreign National candidate is required to take the print out of the online application form and furnish the relevant certificates are required to route their application through the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi. All foreign nationals will have to take prior permission from the Medical Council of India before applying for postgraduate Courses in the Institute, as per their instructions issued vide office no. MCI-202(1) (Gen) Regn-2010/45277 dated 9-12-2010. An advance copy must be submitted at PGIMER, Chandigarh before the last date of receipt of applications, However applications of such candidates will be processed after receipt of the same through diplomatic channels. These candidates are also required to appear in the entrance examination along with other candidates. A separate merit list of for these candidates will be prepared within their own group. There will be another separate merit list for Bhutanese nationals, apart from the list for foreign national seats. Selection of candidates will be made on merit based on their performance in the entrance examination. In the event of selection, the candidates have to apply for temporary registration with the Medical Council of India for the duration of postgraduate study.||Director PGI. +email@example.com||http://pgimer.edu.in/PGIMER_PORTAL/PGIMERPORTAL/home.jsp|
|India||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||DM Pediatric Oncology||Physicians||3 years||Medical Council of India||Mumbai, India||Annually||Medical Council of India||www.tmc.gov.in|
|India||Haematology Oncology Fellowship||Fellowship National Board, Paediatric Haematology-Oncology||Physicians||2 years||India National Board of Examinations||It is available in a few select hospitals across India||Annually||http://www.natboard.edu.in/|
|India||Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowship||MNJIO-INCTR Fellowship in Pediatric Palliative Care||Physicians||2 years||MNJ Institute of Oncology and RCC||It is a two-year integrated international pediatric palliative care fellowship program with the aim of increasing access to palliative care for children in India. A physician with a postgraduate qualification in pediatrics or the equivalent, a long-term commitment to palliative care and the potential to become an effective champion in the field will be identified for training.||Mehdi Nawaz Jung Institute of Oncology and Regional Cancer Centre (MNJ), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.||Annually||Course coordinator, Department of Palliative care, MNJIO, Redhills, Hyderabad-500004.
Phone: 040- 23397000, 23318424, 09177238901
|India||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||Fellowship in Paediatric Oncology||Physicians||2 years||Indian Academy of Paediatrics||MD Paediatrics or equivalent||Department of Paediatrc Oncology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata, India||August every year||Arpita Bhattacharyya, Senior Consultant, Paediatric Oncology.||firstname.lastname@example.org||http://www.tmckolkata.com/careerlisting.php?catID=22|
|India||seminar||13th SIOP Asia Congress||Multiple including …||SIOP-Asia||save the date (more information will be available nearer the time)||Mumbai, India||A great opportunity to join in the 13th Congress of SIOP-Asia in India|
|Morocco||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||Diploma of Pediatric Oncology||Physicians||1 year||French-African Paediatric Oncology Group, University Paris Sud in France, University of Rabat||Rabat, Morocco||Mhamed Harifemail@example.com|
|Morocco||Nurse Training||Intensive Course for Nurse Educators||Nurses||French-African Paediatric Oncology Group||Rabat, Morocco||Mhamed Hariffirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Multiple Sites||Seminar||SIOP Scholarships||Health Care Workers||International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP)||For each annual meeting, SIOP provides scholarships to people who have insufficient resources to participate and to travel to the meeting. Successful candidates will receive financial support towards their travel and accommodation costs up to EUR 1000 and free registration to the annual meeting||Varies annually||October annually||http://e-gfaop.org|
|Multiple Sites||Cancer Research||International Research Scholars Program||Physicians||Howard Hughest Medical Institute/Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation||The International Research Scholars Program will select and support highly qualified scientists working in selected countries outside the United States and United Kingdom who are in the critical beginning stages of their independent careers. Successful applicants will have trained through the postdoctoral level in a vigorous basic research environment.||Hold a doctoral or medical degree and have completed postdoctoral research training.
Hold a full-time position as an independent scientist at a research-oriented university, medical school, or nonprofit institution in any country other than: the G-7 Countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, & United States)
Have received training at the doctoral, medical, or postdoctoral level in the United States or the United Kingdom for at least 1 year.
Have been the first or senior author on at least two peer-reviewed, English-language, original research publications.
|Peru||Seminar||Wilkins – Barrick SNO International Outreach Course||Health Care Workers||2 days||SNO International||Lima, Peru||International Outreach|
|Singapore||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||Diploma in Paediatric Cancer Care||Physicians||3 years||Singapore Academy of Medicine||Singapore||Sally Blairemail@example.com||PDF from 2011 for reference purposes|
|Singapore||Nurse Training||Pediatric Oncology Nursing Certificate||Nurses||3 months||National University Hospital||Singapore||Annually in August||One year experience in paediatric hematology-oncology||Laura Tan||Laura_tan@nuhs.edu.sg||http://www.nuh.com.sg/|
|South Africa||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||African Paediatric Fellowship Program||Physicians||1 year||Red Cross Children’s Hospital||Cape Town, South Africa||Medical degree, paediatric training||Alan Davidsonfirstname.lastname@example.org||http://www.paediatrics.uct.ac.za/scah/apfp/programme/overview|
|Tanzania||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||MSc in Paediatric Haematology-Oncology||Physicians||2 years||Muhimbili University for Health and Allied Sciences||Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania||Annually in July||Trish Scanlanemail@example.com|
|Uganda||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||East Africa Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Training Program||Physicians||2 years||East Africa Oncology Institute/ Makerere University College of Health Sciences/Uganda Cancer Institute/Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital||The purpose of the fellowship is to sustainably build a critical mass of pediatric hematology-oncology specialists to independently provide effective, locally-appropriate, evidence-based care in the African setting.||Uganda||Septemberfirstname.lastname@example.org||http://txch.org/education/east-africa-pediatric-hematology-and-oncology-fellowship/|
|United Kingdom||Seminar||International Paediatric Haematology & Oncology Update Meeting||Health Care Workers||2 days||International Paediatric Haematology & Oncology Update Meeting||Edinburgh, Scotland||Biennialemail@example.com||http://www.iphoum.com/|
|United Kingdom||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||Medical Training Initiative-Paediatrics||Physicians||2 years||Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)||Various locations, UK||Annually||Pediatric training, pediatric experience, IELTS||http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/mtip|
|United Kingdom||Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship||Paediatric Haematology-Oncology Fellowship Program||Physicians||12-36 months dependent on requirements and funding||Birmingham Children’s Hospital UK)||Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom||Rolling dates throughout the year||Applicants can apply for a Fellowship brochure which gives an overview of our program by contacting Dr F Mussai.||Dr Francis Mussai
Senior Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Oncology and Honorary Consultant
|United Kingdom||Pharmacy Training||Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine MSc||Multiple including Pharmacists, Biomedical Professionals, Medical Professionals||1 year||University College London, England||Pharmacogenetics MSc (also available as a PG diploma or PG certificate)||London, England||Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences or related subject area, or medical discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants with an appropriate professional qualification and relevant work experience may also apply.||Susmita Datta, PhD
Tel: +44 (0)20 3108 4004
|USA||Seminar||24th Annual SNO Scientific Meeting and Education Day||Multiple including Health Care Workers, Physicians, Nurses||4 days||SIOP PODC||SNO international Outreach Travel Scholarship offered to colleagues in developing regions of the World||Phoenix, Arizona, USA||20-Nov-19||A total of seven $1500.00 scholarships* will be awarded at the discretion of the International Outreach Committee for each of the following geographical regions (one per region): South/Central America & the Caribbean, Central and Southern Africa, China & Associated Countries, Eastern Europe, Far East and Australasia, Indian Sub-Continent, and North Africa & the Middle East.||Linda Greerfirstname.lastname@example.org||https://www.soc-neuro-onc.org/SNO/2019Annual/2019AnnualHome.aspx|
|USA||Online Training||Chartrounds||Multiple including Physicians, Nurses, Health Care Workers||Ongoing||Chartrounds||Chartrounds brings together academic disease site specialists from leading cancer treatment institutions and connects them with the Chartrounds network of over 1500 physicians and medical physicists.
On a scheduled basis, discuss patient management and treatment plans with trusted colleagues in real time.
|Web based||Ongoing||Patricia Hardenbergh, MD||admin@Chartrounds.com||https://www.chartrounds.com/|
|India||Training||Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Palliative Medicine||Physicians||12 months||Two Worlds Cancer Collaoration abd MNJ Regional Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology||The fellowship is a 1-year clinical academic program. The fellows will need to be based in Hyderabad, where the majority of clinical training will take place. The program includes rotations at MNJ Institute of Oncology and Regional Cancer Centre, as well as other local palliative care programs associated with Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration (Hospice, Home-Care and Rural Programs).||Either start in January 2019 or July 2020||Applicants must have a post-graduate (MD/DCh/DNB Degree) degree, preference will be given to those whose degree is in Pediatrics. If candidates have a post-graduate degree in another clinical specialty, they should clearly mention in their statement of interest how their previous work and experience would ensure that they have sufficient knowledge of pediatrics to complete this fellowship. Candidates who do not have sufficient knowledge of pediatrics may be required to complete an additional 1-2 months of training in pediatrics at the beginning of their fellowship program.||Dr. Megan Doherty||Megan.email@example.com||www.twoworldscancer.ca/#home|
|USA||Training||Pediatrics Global Oncology and Blood Disorders Education (GLOBE) Program||Nurses||4-6 weeks||Dana-Farber Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center||This is an observationship program where students observe patient rounds and clincial activities whilst providing invaluable opportunity to network with staff and faculty and participate in teaching conferences and workshops||Boston, USA||19-Oct-20||Nakia Elliesfirstname.lastname@example.org||www.danafarberbostonchildrens.org/globalhealth|
|USA||Cancer Research||St. Baldrick’s International Scholar||Physicians||3 years with an option for 2 additional years, based on progress||St. Baldrick’s Foundation||USA||Jul-01||Researcher must be from Low, Lower-Middle and Upper-Middle Income Countries (as classified by the World Bank)||Liz Jacksonemail@example.com||https://www.stbaldricks.org/blog/tag/international-scholar-grant|
|USA||Seminar||International Travel Award (Travel award to ASPHO Annual Meeting)||Physicians||American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO)||ASPHO is pleased to open the application cycle for the 2017 International Travel Award, funded by ASPHO’s Enriching the Future program. This award is part of ASPHO’s efforts to engage, build relationships, and share knowledge with international pediatric hematologists/oncologists throughout the world.
The International Travel Award was established to fund deserving pediatric hematology/oncology specialists to participate in the ASPHO Annual Meeting. Attendees at the meeting benefit from the varied education sessions as well as numerous networking opportunities. The travel award provides lasting benefits for career growth, continued learning, and improved patient care in countries of greatest need.
This award will be granted to two pediatric hematology/oncology specialists from low- or lower middle-income countries as classified by the World Bank. The International Travel Award includes
complimentary registration for ASPHO’s Annual Meeting, April 26-29, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
one year of ASPHO membership
a travel stipend of $2,000.
|Varies annually||Meeting typically in April-May firstname.lastname@example.org||http://aspho.org/career-development/awards/international-travel-award|
|USA||Seminar||International Visitors Program||Multiple including Physicians, Nurses||Varies||Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers||One year of ASPHO membership||Houston, Texas, USA||Varies||Dr. Parth Mehtaemail@example.com||http://txch.org/global-oncology-program/|
|USA||Seminar||International Visitors Program||Multiple including Health Care Workers, Physicians, Nurses, Lab Personnel, Ancillary/Supportive Staff||2-4 weeks||International Outreach Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital||Applicant must be working directly in low-to middle-income pediatric hematology-oncology settings.||St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA||Rolling||Applicants must complete the International Visitors Program application found on the cure4kids website. At this time, membership to Cure4Kids is required to apply (registration and membership are free).
All applicants should be professionals currently working in a limited-resource pediatric hematology-oncology setting.
Applicants must be able to communicate fluently in English.
|USA||Seminar||Merit Award, Scholarship to Attend the American Society of Clinical Oncology Meeting||Physicians||1 week||Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology||Chicago, Illinois, USA||Annually in Junefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|USA||Seminar||St Jude Global Academy : Global Infectious Diseases Training Seminar||Health Care Workers||2 weeks to over 2 months||St Jude Children’s Research Hospital||Course for healthcare providers to learn about the fundamentals of infection care and prevention in children with cancer. This course consists of 2 compoents: distance learning and residential training.||Memphis, Tennessee USA||2 Oct 18 to 28 Nov 18 for distance learning component, 24 Feb to 10 Mar 19 for Residential training component||Need to obtain institutional approval for the training seminar. Requirement for the distance learning component, need a computer with reliable internet access and account registraion on www.Cure4Kids.org. Requirements for the Residental program componet, a laptop, valid passport and visa for USA, ability to commit the entire residential program of 2 weeks||Maysam Homsiemail@example.com||https://idiopsjcrh.wufoo.com/forms/z17sw3ga15sag5g/|
|USA||Seminar||23rd Annual SNO Scientific Meeting and Education Day||Health Care Workers||4 days||The International Outreach Committee||Act now! Seven $1500.00 scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the Internationl Outreach Committee for each of the following geographical regions (one per region). South/Central America & the Caribbean, Central and Southern Africa, China & Associated Countries, Eastern Europe, Far East and Australasia, Indian Sub-Continent and North Africa and the Middle East||New Orleans, Lousiana, USA||15-Nov-18||In order to be considered for one of the travel scholarships, the applicant must meet the following guidelines:
Work and live outside the United States or Canada
Be a medical professional with a focus in neuro-oncology
Could otherwise not attend without the benefit of a travel scholarship
Is not the presenting author of an abstract being submitted to the SNO meeting
Have no visa issues entering the United States (SNO cannot provide visa assistance other than providing a letter of invitation)
Complete accompanying application and return by June 1, 2018. Applicants will be notified via email by July 6, 2018 if their application is accepted for a scholarship
|USA||Training||ASH Vistor Training Program||Health Care Workers||up to 12 weeks||Amercian Society of Hematology||The training is designed to address a specific hematology need and is carried out in the clinic or laboratory of an ASH membrer under his/her supervision and mentorship. Upon completion of the training program, participants return to their home institiutions to implement thier newly acquired knowledge and skills.||Washington D.C., USA||Must be a hematologist or hematology-related health care professioanl working in a hospital or a research insitution in a developing country as defined by ASH. Must have a host member who is an ASH member||Erin Sheekfirstname.lastname@example.org||http://www.hematology.org/Awards/Career-Training/436.aspx|
|USA||Nurse Training||Pediatrics Global Oncology and Blood Disorders Education (GLOBE) Program||Nurses||four weeks||Dana-Farber Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center||The GLOBE Program at Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorder Center’s Global Health Initiative hosts visiting physicians and nurses from developing and underdeveloped countries who are actively practicing pediatric oncology/hematology. The GLOBE Program is an observership experience in which participants attend patient rounds, engage in clinical activities, and participate in teaching conferences, workshops, and a wide range of GLOBE lectures tailored to their learning goals and needs.||Dana-Farber/Boston Children Cancer & Blood Disorder Center, Boston, USA||03-Sep-19||Bachelors or higher degree in Nursing, at least 2 years of dcoumented working experience in nursing, at least 2 years of documented work in pediatrics or oncology or pediatric oncology, work at a public or non profit hospital in a low or middle income country||Ashira Hunteemail@example.com||www.danafarberbostonchildrens.org/globalhealth|
|USA / Canada||Pediatric Oncology Fellowship||Long-Term International Fellowship of the American Society of Clinical Oncology||Physicians||1 year||Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology||U.S. or Canadian institutions with which the applicant/developing nation has an existing relationship||July 1st – June 30th of each firstname.lastname@example.org||www.conquercancerfoundation.org|
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