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1- Who are suitable for attending TCTP trainings?

Medical doctors, biomedical scientists, Technologists, Nurses, Pharmacists.

Regarding TB/HIV course priority will be given to participants affiliated to the National Programs of TB or HIV; or to be involved in the prevention control projects/ programs in their countries at national, regional or provincials' level.

2- What are the certain age limits?

To be between twenty five and fifty years of age with at least three years of practical experience.

3- What is the used Language at the course?

Teaching and lecturing are in English and it's better to have a good command of both spoken and written English.

4- What is the process to be nominated for the training courses?

Details of the various group courses are summarized in what we call General Information Booklet (G.I.) to provide detail description of each course, including the curriculum of the course and qualifications for participation. Those Booklets are distributed among governmental organizations etc. through Ministry Of  Foreign  Affairs (MOFA). The relevant organizations will nominate their participants by filling in Application Forms and Medical History Examination; e-mail the application to ( with the official signed letters from their working organizations.

6- How to know you are accepted?

The Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt will inform the nominating Government through diplomatic channels whether or not the applicant(s) is/are accepted to the Course within thirty (30) days before the commencement of the Course. Applicants who are accepted will receive acceptance letters, E-mails and E-tickets.

7-What is the currency used in Egypt?

The official currency in Egypt is Egyptian pound (EGP).

1 EGP = 0.146188 USD

 1 USD = 6.84050 EGP

E.g.: Bottle of Water (1.5 liter) will cost 3.00 EGP

8- What are the expenses covered by the organizers (JICA) during the course?


Round trip air-tickets to Egypt

         Accommodation during most of the course duration will be at: Mercure Hotel, El Forsan Island

        Living Allowance (per-diem): 100 LE/day

         Transportation and field trips

Free medical care for participants who may become ill after arrival to Egypt (costs related to pre-existing illness, chronic illness, pregnancy, or dental care are not included

9- What is the climate in Egypt?

 It is hot or warm during the day, and cool at night. Egypt has only two seasons: a mild winter from November to April and a hot summer from May to October

Temperatures range between an average minimum of 14 C in winter and an average maximum of 30 C in summer.

10-What are the official days of in Egypt?

The official day off in Egypt is Friday; however, most of the institutions and governmental offices including banks are closed on Friday and Saturday.


11- What to pack in your handbag?

1-      Visa: Before leaving your country, participants should obtain a visa for entry to Egypt. Visas will be issued by the Egyptian diplomatic missions in your country.


2-   Air-ticket:

Participants are requested to arrive in and to leave Egypt on the dates designated for the course.       

The dates will be finally confirmed by the air-tickets sent to the participants through the travel agency.

The diplomatic mission of Egypt in the participants’ country will help with flight confirmation and details.

All flight routes included in the provided air-tickets are Final.


3- Photographs: For administrative purposes, participants are requested to bring along with them to Egypt three (3) copies of a recent photograph (passport size).


12- What is the Country Report Presentation?

Each participant is required to present a comprehensive presentation on his/her activities at home country. This presentation will be presented during the sessions designate for this purpose. It will be followed by an open discussion between participants. The following should be noted when preparing this presentation, it should last for 10 to 15 min only, it should be in English, and it should contain statistics about the situation of the participant’s country regards TB and HIV. It should point out the strength and weak points and the action plan of the participant’s country.



Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development