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Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership - AfyaBora

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Full-time position
Closing Date: unknown
Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Job #11785
Posted: September 11, 2017
Description:

 

There are 20 positions available for health professionals interested in a 12-month fellowship starting July 2018 in one of our 􀀀ive African partner countries: Cameroon, Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda. This is an extraordinary opportunity to learn from a highly select group of exceptional health professionals to become part of a growing network of emerging African and US Global Health leaders.

The Afya Bora Fellowship provides you with a set of practical skills that will prepare you for leadership positions in government, non-government, and academic health Institutions in developing countries.

The 12 month training program has 2 components:

  • An 8-week core curriculum, plus 4 distance learning modules include: Effective Grant
  • Writing, Program Management, Research Methods, and HIV/AIDS as a Global Health Challenge
  • wo 4.5-month assignments to sites at Ministries of Health, leading NGOs, the US
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or major health sciences universities in partner African countries.

 

Additional Details:

Skills/Eligibility:

Eligibility:

  • To be eligible to apply all applicants MUST meet the following criteria:
    Be a citizen or permanent resident of Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania,
  • Uganda, or the United States.
  • -and-Meet ONE of the following education requirements:
  1. Medical applicants need to have a MD or a MBChB with a Masters degree in a related field (MMed, MPH, MS, etc) 
  2. Nursing applicants need to have a Masters degree in nursing, public health or a related field (doctorate preferred)
  3. Other public health professionals (those without a clinical degree) must have a doctorate degree in a related 􀀀ield (PhD, DPhil, etc

 

 

How to Apply:

 

Apply online: Web: afyaboraconsortium.org Email: afyabora@uw.edu

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