Brief: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world. The ICMR is funded by the Government of India through the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.      

Thrust Areas: The thrust areas of ICMR include control and management of communicable diseases, fertility control, maternal and child health, control of nutritional disorders, developing alternative strategies for health care delivery, containment within safety limits of environmental and occupational health problems; research on major non-communicable diseases like cancer, cardiovascular diseases, blindness, diabetes and other metabolic and haematological disorders; mental health research and drug research (including traditional remedies).      

Funding Opportunity: Fellowship Programme under Indo-German Science Centre for Infectious Diseases      

Who Can Apply: The applicant should be a citizen of India and working in the country and should be below 45 years of age.      

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