Patient Advocates Fellowship Programme
EURORDIS is offering patient fellowships for up to 40 patient advocates to attend the EMM 2017 Budapest taking place 19-20 May 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.
These fellowships aim to empower patient advocates by offering a platform for networking opportunities, access to information and sharing experiences.
The programme covers:
Travel (return trip economy fare flight or train)
Accommodation (Up to 3 nights hotel accommodation at the conference hotel or equivalent)
The total of the travel and hotel expenses reimbursed by EURORDIS cannot exceed 400 € per fellow.
Patient representatives wishing to benefit from this fellowship programme are invited to fill out and return the Patient Fellowship Programme Application Form here.
Deadline: 28 February 2017
Selection of fellowship beneficiaries:
Fellows will be selected based on their advocacy skills and objectives, by an ad-hoc committee and notified by 15 March 2017.
The selection criteria are defined in the “Patient fellowship Evaluation Scale”
Selected patient fellows must be available to attend the entire EURORDIS Membership Meeting and capacity-building workshops. They will be invited to send EURORDIS a short report after the Conference, to share their testimonies and analysis of their country’s situation with respect to access to rare disease information, treatment, care and services.