Health Action International (HAI) Europe is sponsoring an essay

Health Action International (HAI) Europe is sponsoring an essay contest open to European nationals
or others who are permanently residing in Europe and who are in, or have completed, full time
education in the last eight years. The essay should focus on one of the principal areas of HAI Europe's
policy work: *Rational use of medicines*, *Access to essential medicines*, and *Democratisation of
medicines policy *(see the HAI Europe website:
Winning entries will be selected by a panel of referees and announced at the end of June. There will
be (limited) funding available to cover the costs (travel, hotel, entry visa) for the winner to attend the
autumn Annual General Meeting of the HAI Europe Association so that she/he can make a short 15minute Power Pointpresentation based on their essay at the meeting and be present over the course
of the two-day meeting (exact date and location to be determined). Winning essays will also be
posted on the HAI website.
Essays must be written in English, double-spaced, and be between 1500 and 2000 words excluding
titles and references.
*The deadline for receipt of the essays is 09.00 hrs CET Friday 1 June 2012. *
Essays should be sent to Rose de Groot electronically [email protected]
<mailto:[email protected]>
Please note, essays must be accompanied by an Application Form including a completed Conflict of
Interest form available from the HAI website.
For further information, please visit the HAI website
For direct link:
--------------------------------*Rose de Groot*
Secretariat HAI Europe
Health Action International (HAI)
Overtoom 60/ II
1054 HK Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 20 683 3684
Fax: +31 20685 5002
Email: [email protected]
Web site:
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*Health Action International (HAI) is an independent, global network working to increase access to
essential medicines and improve their rational use through research excellence and evidence-based