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Communicable Disease Research Program

Objectives: Strengthen the capacity of endemic countries to undertake research aimed at developing new control strategies for infectious diseases or at improving existing ones, through training and support in the form of grants to researchers beginning their career, to carry out operational research and other specific initiatives.

Target Population: Junior researchers, particularly MSc or PhD students from Latin American and Caribbean countries. Institutions such as universities, disease-control programs or other government entities involved with research and disease prevention and control.


Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization
525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037, United States of America
Tel.: +1 (202) 974-3000 Fax: +1 (202) 974-3663

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