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Training Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research 2011

Application form

May-November 2011
7 months distance learning

organised by
the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research
(WHO Collaborating Centre in Education and Research in Human Reproduction)
the UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme for Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research; Family and Community Health Cluster (WHO/RHR)
Réseau en Afrique francophone pour la télémédecine (RAFT), HUG (Geneva University Hospitals)


With the support of the Republic and Canton of Geneva

République et canton de Genève



Please attach the following documents:

  1. curriculum vitae, including sections on: your current and previous positions; responsibilities in research, teaching and clinical work;  the institution in which you work; and a list of publications (if available)
  2. a certified copy of the diploma in medicine and any additional diplomas
  3. a letter of motivation stating clearly your interests and reasons for applying to the Course (1 A 4 page maximum)
  4. a 1-2 page summary of the research project/thesis that will be developed as part of the exams
  5. an official attestation confirming your proficiency in the English language
  6. two letters of reference, preferably one form your current employer
  7. if possible, please submit the following document: an introduction by your Head of Department stating your role and future involvement in your country's National Reproductive Health Programme

All application documents should be sent electronically (application@gfmer.org) including the copies of diplomas, copy of attestation of English language proficiency and letters of reference. The deadline for receipt of applications is April 22, 2011.

Documents to be dispatched by email/fax/post should be sent to:
Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Villa Grand-Montfleury
Chemin du Grand-Montfleury 48
1290 Versoix - Switzerland
E-mail: application@gfmer.org
Fax: +41.22.346.78.34