Note 17


Nominations for candidates to the 2012 Young Physician Leaders program closed on 30 June. Evaluation is under way and successful candidates will be informed directly. Thank you to all academies which nominated candidates, all  of an extremely high level.

The Federation of European Academies of Medicine has published several documents on the new FEAM website ( which we are sure will be of interest to Academy membership, colleagues and other contacts. Feel free to  upload it on your Academy and organisation website if possible.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Agency on International Development (USAID) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have jointly announced a new grant program to help end preventable child deaths in developing countries.Each award will provide up to $450,000 over three years to support collaborations that address research-to-practice barriers and it is open to applicants from the 24 low-income countries which account for 80 percent of the under-five child deaths or low-income countries which have a Global Health Initiative (GHI) strategy in place. Pre-proposals are due August 31, 2012 Full details at

The UN celebrates the World Population Day and World Hepatitis Day 2012 in July. Follow the links to read more

PHOTOS !! PHOTOS !! PHOTOS !! We are still urgently seeking photos from member academies to fill out the new website. They will be acknowledged with full details of your academies and linked to the academy website.


Response to Secretariat HERE