Emergency Preparedness Research Intern

Position Code: TOSC01

Company Introduction:

This NGO is a worldwide network of patient groups with a full or partial focus on providing support to patients with lymphoma, was formed in 2002 and incorporated as a not for profit organisation in 2010.

The need for a central hub of consistent as well as reliable current information was recognised as well as the need for lymphoma patient organisations to share resources, best practices, and policies and procedures. With this in mind, four lymphoma organisations started this NGO. Today, there are over 80 member organisations from over 50 countries.

This NGO’s current strategy is focused on ensuring impact within two pillars: information and advocacy.

Role: Emergency Preparedness Research Intern

Internship Description:

  • Research emergency preparedness models in the health sector, by country, region and globally
  • Summarize key findings and categorize into key areas (for example: crisis preparation and planning,rapid response, and emergency preparedness plans) to support the continuation of lymphoma care and treatment
  • In relation to the displacement of patients with lymphoma living in and/or fleeing Ukraine:
    • Help to identify and summarize tangible examples of best practices in action (such asinnovative approaches, collaborative initiatives, critical advocacy pathways) that address unmet patient in affected countries and across settings
    • Help to identify and summarize policy, advocacy, and/or government initiatives to address theneeds of patients with lymphoma living in and/or fleeing Ukraine (from an advocacy, policy, and/or government lens)
    • Support team efforts to identify and profile practical case studies of advocacy in action to learnmore about achievements, impact, and lessons learned
    • Support team efforts to identify policy in action to learn more about what policies wereinstrumental in real-time, what gaps are present, and what might need to change


  • Meticulous and knowledgeable about how to conduct research and present findings
  • Ability to clearly identify relevant data or evidence-based information based on subject matter
  • Skilled at concisely summarizing key findings without bias
  • Supportive skills to help this NGO profile real-world case studies (may involve participant interviews, email, communication, or other approaches to succinctly capture relevant information)
  • Present to the Membership & Alliances team at the close of the internship (key findings or points)