Fellowships available for World Congress on Pediatric Infectious Diseases

The 8th World Congress on Pediatric Infectious Diseases (WSPID) will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, 19-22 November 2013. The WSPID offers 30 fellowships to participants who submit an abstract to the congress and are accepted. The fellowship will include free registration and reimbursement for up to $1,350 (USD) from the WSPID Foundation for the use of flights/travel and hotel.

Abstracts can be submitted on the following topics:

  • HIV
  • Bone & Joint infections
  • Meningitis in Africa and elsewhere
  • Malaria
  • TB
  • NTDs
  • Pneumonia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Typhoid and NTD
  • Yellow fever & arboviral diseases
  • Polio eradication
  • Measles vaccine in Africa & elsewhere
  • Infection control & antibiotic resistance
  • Barriers to EPI implementation
  • Streptococcal diseases
  • Climate change & infectious diseases


Read more on the fellowship: http://www2.kenes.com/WSPID/SCIENTIFIC/Pages/Fellowships.aspx
Abstract submission: http://www2.kenes.com/WSPID/SCIENTIFIC/Pages/CallforAbstracts.aspx


Posted 3 February 2013