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The International Infectious Diseases & Global Health Training Program in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

The latest recruitment for the IID&GH Training Program is now open!!

To download an IID&GHTP application form, please click HERE.

Applicants must submit the following in the application package:

  • Hard copy of the Application Form
  • Cover Letter. Your cover letter should include:
    - Your name and background
    - Your confirmed IID&GHTP Program Mentor, name and contact information
    - Names of 3 Reference Letter Providers (One must be from the proposed/confirmed mentor/supervisor)
    - Track you are applying for
    - Description of why you are applying for the IID&GH Training Program
    - Description of how the training program will help you to achieve your career goal.
    - Your research background and your most recent significant scientific contributions to date
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) page description of Research Proposal
  • Hard Copy of Letters of Reference (accepted under separate cover from the Reference Letter Providers)
  • **** The applicant's host department must confirm that the training program's annual course, Infectious Minds and optional practicum are approved as part of the applicant’s training and this can be in the form of a reference letter from the department head or be confirmed in the mentor/supervisor's letter
  • Official Undergraduate and Post Graduate Transcripts (accepted under separate cover direct from the Institution)


Please mail your completed application package directly to the following address, based on the trainee's base site:

University of Manitoba Based Trainees:

Natasha Hollett
University of Manitoba
Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Room 543-745 Bannatyne Ave
Basic Medical Science Building
Winnipeg, MB, CANADA
R3E 0J9
Telephone: (204) 789-3299

Kenya Based PhD Trainees:

Dr. Julius Oyugi
Director, Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases (UNITID) Building
College of Health Sciences
University of Nairobi
P.O. Box 19676 - 00202, KNH
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: 2714851, 2713697, 2713139

India Based PhD Trainees:

Dr. Jayanna Krishnamurthy
Karnataka Health Promotion Trust
IT Park, 5th Floor
#1-4, Rajajinagar Industrial Area
Behind KSSIDC Administrative Office
Rajajinagar,Bangalore 560 044

Colombia Based PhD Trainees:

Dr. Carlos Rojas
Oficina 200
Facultad Nacional de Salud Pública
Universidad de Antioquia
Calle 62 # 52-59
Medellin - Colombia
Telephone: (57 4) 219-6822
Fax : (57 4) 511-2506

Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Canadian Institute of Health Research
Karnataka Health Promotion Trust
Canadian Institute of Health Research

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