Call for Applications: "GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES" - 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS "GLOBAL HEALTH WRITES"
Applications are invited from individuals wishing to join the team of Global Health Writes (GHW) reporters at the 4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health. The team will conduct reportage from the conference's major sessions, as well as contributing written articles, video blogs, and social media postings.

Accepted candidates will join a
training workshop on Monday 13th November, and will then attend the 4th Global Forum during the 14th-17th November. Members of the GHW team will receive editorial and other support throughout the conference from the lead GHW editor and facilitators, and conference registration fees will be waived.

Applicants must be available to attend the full week commencing 13th November, and will be responsible for their own travel, accommodation, subsistence, visa applications where applicable, and all other related costs. To apply, please send a cover letter and C.V. to
info@globalhealth.ie (deadline is 30 September 2017). A maximum of 10 applicants will be selected to join, and only the selected candidates will be contacted. Read more information on the Global Health Writes programme.
 
 SIDE EVENTS AND SKILLS BUILDING WORKSHOPS
A preliminary schedule of side events and skills building workshops is now available (PDF- 2 pages - 704 Kb). The current selection of side events will address an assortment of priorities critical to health workforce development and will provide linkages to various sessions within the main Forum Programme.  Side events will take place on November 13th (full day) and November 14th (09:00-15:30).
 
FORUM PROGRAMME UPDATE
The Programme Committee has completed reviewing submissions and has made recommendations towards the Forum Programme. The selection process was extremely competitive with high quality submissions on a spectrum of issues related to the Forum subthemes: 184 submissions of 583 have been selected to inform the main programme - 100 poster, 56 orals and 28 panels, debates and roundtables.

The Forum programme will feature decision-makers, leaders and practitioners representing various stakeholder groups to discuss and debate new evidence and innovative approaches towards advancing the
implementation of the Global Strategy on HRH and the Commission’s recommendations. We look forward to sharing the programme online in the next few weeks once those selected confirm their acceptance.
 
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE EXTENDED - FRIDAY 25TH AUGUST
The early bird registration deadline has been extended to Friday 25th August 2017, so make sure to register before the deadline to avail of our reduced rates. If you have already selected an early bird registration fee, please arrange payment prior to this deadline to maintain early bird status, as any outstanding payments will be converted over to the full rate.  Register before August 25th !
 
BOOK YOUR ACCOMODATION AND SIGHTSEEING TOURS
Accomodation
We have negotiated
special delegate rates with a handful of quality hotels in close proximity to the conference venue. Dublin hotels have extremely high demand so we advise booking well in advance to avoid disappointment. Please note that special delegate rates are available for limited time only. Book your accomodation now !

Sightseeing Tours

Register for tours available on offer to explore the vibrant attractions and historic places of interest in and around Dublin. Tours are available for Forum delegates on November 11 & 12th and November 18th & 19th.
Read more information on tour packages.
 
KEY DATES
  • Registration - Early bird deadline: 25 August 2017
  • Marketplace/exhibition applications deadline: 5 September 2017
  • Sponsored Brown Bag Lunch Sessions registration deadline: 5 September 2017
  • Notification of marketplace allocations: 30 September 2017
  • "Gloab Health Writes" call for applications deadline: 30 September 2017
  • Full programme (with speaker confirmations): 6 October 2017

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