See below for post regarding SA TB Conference this June. Please pass along to any nurses you think may be interested. Applications are due as soon as possible, by May 7th at the latest.
05 April 2012
The Society is offering bursaries to its doctor and nurse members to attend the SA TB Conference in Durban, scheduled 12-15 June, 2012.
Overview: The bursary will cover the conference registration fee, and each bursary holder will receive travel, accommodation and a daily stipend. Bursary holders will be required to sign in at the Society exhibition stand on each day of the conference.
Eligibility: All Society nurse and doctor members whose annual membership fees have been paid in full.
Preference is given to members working in rural and other under-resourced areas andmembers who have never before received a bursary from the Society. In countries where the Society is not operational, bursary holders will be required to assist the Society is setting up a fact-finding mission to determine interest in establishing a Society branch. In addition, all bursary holders will be required to attend a regional Society meeting during the conference.
Bursary recipients who fail to attend the conference after the Society has paid their registration fees will be required to refund the Society for all expenses incurred.
Application: Please submit the following to fax: 011 341 0162 or e-mail:email@example.com
1. A brief outline of involvement in the field of HIV and/or TB, with details of work in rural or under-resourced areas. Please include details of your current position and job title.
2. A letter of support from applicant’s manager/supervisor.
3. A letter detailing a commitment and plan to provide information gained at the conference to colleagues.
4. Contact information, including a telephone number, cell number, e-mail address and fax number. Please include your physical address and work address.
Closing date: 30 April 2012
Chief Executive Officer
SA HIV Clinicians Society