Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership is now accepting applications for the 2016-2015 Fellowship year.
There are 20 positions available for health professionals interested in a 12-month fellowship (starting July 2016) in one of our African partner countries (Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda).
The purpose of the Afya Bora Fellowship is to provide trainees 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: · A 9-week Core Curriculum, plus 3 distance learning modules, and · Two 4.5-month assignments to sites, such as Ministries of Health, NGOs, etc. in partner African countries.
The Afya Bora Consortium is a partnership of 8 academic health centers, four in Africa and four in the United States. The four pairs are: · University of Nairobi and the University of Washington · University of Botswana and the University of Pennsylvania · Makerere University and Johns Hopkins University · Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and the University of California, San Francisco
In order to be eligible to apply all applicants MUST meet the following criteria
· Be a citizen of US, Kenya, Botswana, Uganda, or Tanzania -And- · Meet ONE of the following education requirements o Medical applicants need to have a M.D. or MBChB with a MMed, MPH or Masters degree in related field. o Nursing applicants need to have a Masters degree in Nursing, Public Health or a related field (PhD preferred). o Other Public Health professionals (those without a clinical degree) must have a PhD in Public Health or a related field
Applications are due December 1, 2015.
To APPLY or for more information visit our website at www.afyaboraconsortium.org