Emerging Voices for Global Health Training Program, Liverpool [Oct 8-12, 2018]: Apply by March 5

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Emerging Voices for Global Health (EV4GH) is an innovative multi-partner blended training program for young, promising and emerging health policy & systems researchers, decision-makers and other health system actors with an interest to become influential global health voices and/or local changemakers.

EV4GH coaches “Emerging Voices” to participate actively in international conferences where global health issues are addressed and to raise their voice in scientific and policy debates.

The EV4GH programme is managed by an internationally representative governance committee consisting of EV alumni elected by previous EV4GH participants and a few invited members from academia (from EV partner institutes, mostly).


For both tracks, the full EV4GH 2018 venture consists of:

  • E-coaching and distance learning in preparation for a face-to-face training (July – Sept 2018)
  • Face-to-face training: scientific presentation, networking and communication skills coaching using innovative formats, and content training & field visit to the National Health Service (Liverpool, end of September – October 5, 2018)
  • Young researchers (& other changemakers’) pre-conference (October 6, 2018)
  • Participation in the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (Liverpool, October 8-12, 2018)
  • Wrap-up – focusing on Emerging ‘beyond Liverpool’ (Liverpool, October 13, 2018)
  • Membership of EV4GH network and other thematic working groups of Health Systems Global

Who can apply?

All applicants must have been born on or after January 1, 1978.

There will be two tracks for which participants can apply to be an EV 2018. While one track is reserved for researchers involved in health policy and systems research, the other track seeks to attract health professionals, activists, decision or policy-makers and/or other health systems actors.

Track 1: Researcher track
Applicants must submit an abstract for the Liverpool conference and have at least two of
the following:
– A Master’s degree in health or a health-related field
– Be enrolled in a doctoral-level programme in health or a health-related field
– At least two-year work or research experience in public health or development
– Experience and/or knowledge of working in LMICs

Track 2: Other health system actors’ track
Applicants must fulfill one of the following:
– Be involved in a decision-making, implementation or practitioner role within health services or systems
– Be a passionate voice for strengthening health systems within their local/national health systems in the role of activists, health journalists or patient advocates or otherwise involved in advancing health equity and social justice in their regions.

How to apply:

The full application process consists of 2 steps for

Track 1:
1. Application via submission of an Abstract (Title of maximum 25 words + an abstract
of maximum 400 words) through the Symposium website
2. Fill the google form and email to ev4gh@iphindia.org following attachments 1) the
(same) abstract you submitted to the symposium (+ translated abstract, if abstract in
French or Spanish), 2) Short CV, 3) Motivation letter

For Track 2:
1. Fill the google form and email to ev4gh@iphindia.org following attachments 1) Short
CV, 2) Motivation letter, 3) Essay, or 4) Video/ Link.


  1. Develop writing, presentation, moderation, networking, social media and other communication skills through innovative training formats (during the distance & face-to-face stage), to enable publication in journals, global health blogs or on
    social media and become more effective on the global stage.
  2. Test the newly acquired skills in a pre-conference (with some invited senior researchers & policy makers).
  3. Introduce and advance young health system researchers’ content knowledge about global health governance, health policy & systems research and other topics
    related to the theme of the Liverpool symposium, including via interaction with senior people in the field during the F2F stage.
  4. Facilitate participation of young health researchers, decision-makers and other health system professionals and change-makers in the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool (including via posters, oral presentations, social media and as rapporteurs).
  5. Network with other young researchers, professionals, peers as well as senior researchers, policymakers, and experts in health systems and Global health.
  6. Become part of the Emerging Voices for Global Health Network with members working all over the world, and receive information on opportunities to participate in workshops, courses, and conferences. Involve Alumni EVs in capacity building, research collaborations and national & international partnerships.

Travel grants:

A limited number of full and partial scholarships may be awarded to successful EVs. The
scholarships shall be prioritised for LMICs participants whereas participants from universities and research institutions from the North are expected to raise partial/full
resources for their participation.

Last Date:

All the above should be completed at the latest by March 5, 2018.


Phone no.- +91-8026421929
Email Id- ev4gh@iphindia.org

For more details about Emerging Voices for Global Health, please visit the official website here.

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