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ANNOUNCEMENT: Opportunity for two Mongolian professionals to receive two years of One Health graduate research training in zoonotic disease research, May 2017-May 2019

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Professor Gray of Duke University hasreceived aUS National Institute of Health grant to train young US and Mongolian professionals in applying One Health research principals in studying complex zoonotic disease problems in Mongolia:

http://www.fic.nih.gov/News/Pages/2013-framework-innovation-awards.aspx?utm_campaign=ghm&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ghmoct2013

Two months of the graduate research training would occur at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA.  The remaining 22 months would occur in Mongolia.

 One Health thinking seeks to include human, animal and environmental experts in problem solving.

Thspecifiaims ofhiprojecare to 1)identifthe riskand conditionassociated with zoonotic disease morbidity in Mongolia;

2)bemployinmodern technologieavailable ata large multidisciplinary US universitanfollowing a cross-disciplinary teaapproach, develop innovativOne Health strategieto solve zoonotidisease problemin Mongolia;

 

3)following a train-the-traineapproach, transfer novel prevention and control techniques to regional public,animal, and environmental healtprofessionals throughouMongolia;and

 

4)translate scientififindinginto prevention practices oproductthawill help toreducethe burden ozoonotidiseaseamonpastoral peoplworlwide.

 

The Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Mongolian University of Life Sciencesis coordinating the program for Mongolian institutions.  Prof., Dr.Battsetseg Gonchigoo will serve as site principal investigator in Mongolia.

The Internal Advisory Committee (IAC) of the project is looking for two talented young Mongolian professionalsto participate in the 2-year training and research program.  Applicants should be a citizen of Mongolia and have a recent Mastersor doctoral degree in public health, veterinary medicine, environmental health, medicine, microbiology, entomology, or a related field.  Two months of training will be held in the United States, while the rest of the 2-year program will involve work in Mongolia. Mongolian postdoctoral trainees will receive competitive salary support.

The interested applicants should download the Application Form from the IVM website:http://www.ivm.mn/. The filled application form, curriculum vitae and a cover letter explaining how the applicant understands zoonotic disease problems in Mongolia,should be sentto Prof.Battsetseg via email: Энэ и-мэйл хаягийг спамботоос хамгаалсан. Та үзэхийн тулд JavaScript идэвхжүүлэх хэрэгтэй.no later than September 26th, 2016.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting Prof.G.Battsetseg: (+976)-9919-9027.

The  Application form is available as a Word-File at the end of this information. 

 

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