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Academics Across Borders

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Below a list of established UNESCO Chairs in medicine, by country


UNESCO Chair in Life Sciences (375), established in 1999 at the Life Sciences International Postgraduate Educational Center(Armenia)

UNESCO Chair in training of trainers in pedagogy and clinical research and epidemiology in medical sciences (758), established in 2007 at the University François Rabelais, Tours (France)

UNESCO Chair in tropical medicine (150), established in 1998 at Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique)

UNESCO Chair in cardiopediatrics (154), established in 1998 at Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo (Mozambique)

UNESCO Interdisciplinary Chair in Molecular Medicine (380), established in 1998 at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszaw (Poland)

UNESCO Chair in Tropical Medicine (219), established in 1991 at the University of Granada (Spain)

UNESCO Chair in Telemedicine (467), established in 1999 at the University of La Laguna (Spain)

UNESCO-Cousteau Ecotechnie Chair in Human Response to Environmental Stress (248), established in 1995 at Göteborg University (Sweden)

UNESCO Chair in Telemedicine for multidisciplinary distance learning and creation of evaluation content (685), established in 2005 at the University of Geneva (Switzerland)

UNESCO Chair in Preventive Education and Social Policy (479), established in 1999 at the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine (Ukraine)

UNESCO Chair in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (494), established in 1999 at the National Academy of Sciences, International Centre for Molecular Physiology,Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology (Ukraine)

UNESCO Chair in Traditional Medicine (506), established in 2000 at Bukhara State Medical Institute (Uzbekistan)

UNESCO & International University Cooperation
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