Advancing Global Health Scholarship: Supported by Gxxxxx


Gxxxxx recognises that the development of innovative medicines for life-threatening diseases is only one aspect of improving public health. We also invest in programs that promote prevention, strengthen healthcare infrastructure, and provide education and social and financial support to the most vulnerable communities around the world.

By enabling access to medicines, challenging assumptions, fighting stigma and collaborating with partners worldwide, Gxxxxx works not simply to treat some of the world’s most challenging public health threats – but to eliminate them.

Gxxxxx's work to improve access to healthcare now brings medicines to an estimated 11.5 million people, spans four diseases, reaches more than 135 countries and is the primary focus of more than 100 Gxxxxx employees.

Whilst advancing global health is a central part of our mission, we know we can’t achieve this alone. That’s why we partner with more than 2,000 NGOs, governments and academic institutions to enhance our collective impact. Together, we raise awareness, reduce stigma and deliver frontline services and care for the most vulnerable. In line with this spirt of partnership and collaboration, Gxxxxx is pleased to provide the Advancing Global Health Scholarship.

This programme will enable 12 young leaders who are working to enhance access to healthcare to participate in the One Young World Summit 2021 as part of Gxxxxx's delegation to the event.

What does the scholarship include?

  • Access to the One Young World Summit 2021 in Munich

  • Assess to Gxxxxx's pre and post One Young World Summit programming including calls and meetings with the delegation.

  • Hotel accommodation in Munich on a shared basis between 23 and 26 (inclusive) April 2021

  • Return air or rail travel for scholars living outside of Germany

  • Reimbursement of visa application fees

  • Catering which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner

  • Ground transportation between Summit venues in Munich

Who should apply?

This scholarship is intended for young leaders (aged 18 – 30)*  who are working to advance access to healthcare. Examples of relevant work include:

  • Providing frontline healthcare in resource scarce communities.

  • Providing healthcare education.

  • Developing technology which improves access to diagnosis or treatment.

  • Advocating for public health policies which advance access to healthcare.

In addition, candidates will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Passion for global health issues.

  • Willingness to engage and collaborate with fellow scholars and Gxxxxx employees.

Application Deadline: 1 October 2020, 18:00 (BST)

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*Most delegates are between the age of 18 and 30. The One Young World team will consider applications from those who are older than 30, pending demonstration of appropriate personal impact, initiative, and willingness to engage. We are not able to accept applications from those who will be aged under 18 at the time of the Summit.