OWSD Palestine National Chapter and the Academy, hosted an introducing seminar on “Medical Research Council (UK) Funding Opportunities” via webinar (Zoom), that was presented by the Challenge Manager in Global Health at the Medical Research Council MRC, Dr. David Pan
The Seminar was opened by Dr. Amira Shaheen, Chair of OWSD Palestine National Chapter, who welcomed the attendees from all national institutions. In her speech, she pointed out that this Seminar comes as part of the initiative of possible cooperation with the Medical Research Council (UK).
Following that, Dr. Areej Khatib, member of OWSD Palestine National Chapter Executive Committee, moderate the talk, Dr. David Pan delivered a presentation on Global Health Funding, and talked about the Applied Global Health Research Board at MRC that OWSD Palestine National Chapter members might benefit from, and focused on research grants from MRC Applied Global Health Research Board provided for developing countries, and he touched base as well at the selection process of the proposals to be funded, and the Global efforts on COVID-19 Health Research call.
This interactive meeting was attended by approximately 40 Researchers including members of the Palestinian women researchers from various Palestinian universities.