Merck Diabetes and Hypertension Awards 2019


Applications are invited from medical students (undergraduates, interns and postgraduates) for the Merck Diabetes and Hypertension Awards 2019. The deadline for submission of applications is 30th September, 2019.

Merck Diabetes and Hypertension Awards

Merck Diabetes and Hypertension Awards are being rolled out in many of the African and Asian universities as part of the Merck Foundation’s commitment to building healthcare capacity and improving access to quality and sustainable healthcare solutions in developing countries. The aim of the award is to create a Diabetes and Hypertension Experts Platform across the globe.



To raise the required awareness to control and prevent diabetes and hypertension, countries need systems, policies and services in place to promote universal health coverage and support healthy lifestyles: eating a balanced diet, reducing salt intake, avoiding harmful use of alcohol, getting regular exercise and stopping the use of tobacco.

Merck Diabetes and Hypertension Awards Eligibility.

  • All medical undergraduates, interns and postgraduates are invited to apply for the award;
  • Health professionals, both UK and overseas, with an honors degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) are eligible to apply for the PG Diploma Diabetes course online;
  • Non-graduates are also encouraged to apply (applicants will be asked to submit a piece of work for assessment to confirm that they are able to work comfortably at degree level);
  • Applicants should submit copies of the following with their application:
    • Qualification certificates
    • One written reference
    • English language qualification (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

Merck Diabetes and Hypertension Awards.

  • Merck Diabetes Award 2018 is enrollment to an Online “Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes Management with University of South Wales”.
  • Merck Hypertension Award 2018 is enrollment to an Online “Post Graduate Diploma in Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine with University of South Wales”.

How to Apply for Merck Diabetes and Hypertension Awards.

Apply for Merck Hypertension Award.

Submit a concept paper about:

  • How to improve the awareness about hypertension control and prevention in your country.
  • How to encourage your society, scientific community, local authorities, media and relevant stakeholders to Think and Act on Hypertension Every Day.
  • Your ideas of developing new policies, strategies, social media campaigns and more.

Submit your one page concept paper to: submit@MerckHypertensionAward.com

Apply for Merck Diabetes Award.

 Submit a concept paper about:

  • How to improve the awareness about Diabetes Early Detection and Prevention in your country.
  • How to encourage your society, scientific community, local authorities, media and relevant stakeholders to Think and Act on Diabetes Every Day.
  • Your ideas of developing new policies, strategies, social media campaigns and more.

Please submit your one page concept paper to: submit@merckdiabetesaward.com

Applicants Name, Gender, Age, Country, University/Collage, Expected year of completion of MBBS/Medical Graduation, address, email and Mobile number must be provided with the submission.

Application Form Official Link

Deadline: 30th September, 2019.


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