Merck Hypertension Awards 2017

Merck has launched the Call for Applications for the “Merck Diabetes” and “Merck Hypertension” Awards 2017 across African and Asian universities through its Merck Capacity Advancement Program with the aim to build a platform of diabetes and hypertension experts across the globe.

Watch videos below of medical students from Tanzania and India on how to improve awareness on diabetes and hypertension in their countries.

“Merck Diabetes and Hypertension Awards mark another step in our commitment to working with governments, academia and relevant stakeholders in building healthcare capacity with a focus on non-communicable diseases in various countries in Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America,” said Rasha Kelej, Chief Social Officer, Merck Healthcare.

All medical postgraduates and final year undergraduates are invited to apply for the
Merck Diabetes Award 2017.

Theme: Every Day is a Diabetes Day
Merck Diabetes Award is being rolled out in many of the African and Asian universities as part of our commitment to building diabetes capacity and improving access to quality and sustainable healthcare solutions in developing countries.

The aim of Merck Diabetes Award is to create a Diabetes Experts Platform across the globe.

Please submit a concept paper about:

  • How to improve the awareness about Diabetes Early Detection and Prevention in your country.
  • How to encourage your society, scientific community, local authorities, media and relevant stakeholders to Think and Act on Diabetes Every Day.
  • Your ideas of developing new policies, strategies, social media campaigns and more.

Be creative and think out of the box.  Share your insights to make a difference.

Submissions will be reviewed by a Scientific Committee.

Merck Diabetes Award 2017 is: “Postgraduate Diabetes Diploma with University of South Wales. Winners will be invited to attend the Merck Africa Luminary on 24th-25th October, 2017 in Cairo, Egypt to receive the award”.

Please submit your one-page concept paper to: submit@merckdiabetesaward.com

Submission deadline is 30th June 2017

Merck Diabetes Awards 2017

All medical postgraduates and final year undergraduates are invited to apply for the Merck Hypertension Award 2017. 

Theme: What the Healthy Heart needs

Merck Hypertension Award is being rolled out in many of the African and Asian universities as part of our commitment to building healthcare capacity and improving access to quality and sustainable healthcare solutions in developing countries.

The aim of Merck Hypertension Award is to create Hypertension Experts Platform across the globe.

Please submit a concept paper about:

  • How to improve the awareness about hypertension control and prevention in your country.
  • How to encourage your society, scientific community, local authorities, media and relevant stakeholders to Think and Act on Hypertension Every Day.
  • Your ideas of developing new policies, strategies, social media campaigns and more.

Submission will be reviewed by a Scientific Committee.

Merck Hypertension Award 2017 is: “Postgraduate Diploma in Preventive Cardiovascular Medicines with University of South Wales”. Winners will be invited to attend the Merck Africa Luminary on 24th-25th October, 2017 in Cairo, Egypt to receive the award”.
Please submit your one page concept paper to: submit@MerckHypertensionAward.com

Submission deadline is 30th of June 2017.

Merck Hypertension Awards 2017

Watch videos of medical students from Makerere University, Uganda, Dubai Medical University, United Arab Emirates and University of Nairobi, Kenya as they share their ideas on how to improve diabetes and hypertension awareness in their countries:

 

Watch testimonies of University of Nairobi students on the benefits of Merck Capacity Advancement Program:

 

 

 

 

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