5 fellowship opportunities and courses for health professionals

These are some fellowship opportunities and courses that health professionals in Africa can apply for in the coming weeks.

These are some fellowship opportunities and courses that health professionals in Africa can apply for in the coming weeks.

1- Mandela Washington fellowship: Leadership skills are very essential for healthcare providers. ‘The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is the flagship program of the U.S. Government’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Have the opportunity to participate in a six-week leadership institute in a U.S. college or university to share your experiences with and learn from U.S. citizens and other Fellows’. Find more information and Apply here.

2- ISQUA Fellowship program: ‘The Fellowship Programme inspires the advancement of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety initiatives within the healthcare industry. The ISQua Fellowship is fostering a global community of passionate healthcare professionals, who are united by a single common goal: safer healthcare. ISQua’s global reach means we are ideally situated to bring together lessons and perspectives from a variety of cultural and socio-economic contexts. If you are a healthcare professional who wants to learn more about quality improvement, the Fellowship Programme is a perfect place to start.’

3-Annual African Vaccinology Course: Applications are now OPEN for the 18th edition of the Annual African Vaccinology Course (AAVC) which is scheduled to take place from 06 – 10 November 2023 at the Southern Sun Newlands Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. Applications are welcomed from all stakeholders working in the vaccinology and immunisation space across Africa, including members of National Immunisation Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs), immunisation programme managers, health professionals, researchers, postgraduate and postdoctoral students, among others. Successful applicants will be receiving funding to cover the cost of course registration, flights and accommodation, if applicable. Find more information and apply here.

4- TropPaed – Intensive Course on Tropical Paediatrics and Global Child Health: This 5-day-course on Tropical Paediatrics and Global Child health was initiated in 2010 and has ever since taken place and been developed further on a yearly basis. It addresses the most important medical, intercultural, political and infrastructural aspects of Global Child Health. There is the possibility of receiving a scholarship through an application procedure. This includes the course participation as well as the participation in the GTP annual conference and includes the possibility of a preceding or subsequent observership in one of our partner clinics in Europe. If you get a scholarship, it covers the costs for travel, visa modalities, accommodation and, during the course, also costs for full board. Find more information and apply here.

5- Bloomberg Fellows Program: The Bloomberg Fellows Program is a groundbreaking initiative that provides world-class public health training to individuals in organisations tackling critical challenges facing the United States. Fellows receive full-tuition scholarships to attain the Bloomberg School’s Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, the most well-known and respected public health degree in the world. Following graduation, Bloomberg Fellows work for at least one year for such organisations, putting their new skills to use. These individuals and organisations join a growing network of scholars, educators, and practitioners devoted to using the tools of public health to address the challenges of the 21st century. Find out more here and apply.

If you need assistance putting together an application for these programs, we have a team of seasoned writers who can help tell your story in a compelling way. Send an email to contact@mtjamhealth.com let us start the conversation and we will connect you with a team member best fit for your needs.

Also, to stay updated on all the above opportunities, join our free LinkedIn group named Medic and More to network with other health professionals and never miss an opportunity for career growth.


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