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Mak One Health Institute - Cohort 2019 Graduate Fellowship & Field Attachment

  • In General
  • 12 Oct 2018 - 4:12pm
  • By Mark Wamai
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Student Responders on a boat off Lutembe Beach wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) go out on the lake to collect a dead bird during the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza outbreak in February 2017 Image:OHCEA

The Makerere University One Health Institute is due to run over the Semester I Christmas recess (December 2018 to January 2019). This is inter-disciplinary training using a “One Health” approach targeting both students and faculty of programs that contribute to improved health outcomes.

Background
Due to Increasing trends in disease outbreaks that result from animal-human-environment interactions, there is a new global paradigm of doing things together to solve health challenges, Multidisciplinary individuals with transformative knowledge and ability to prevent and mitigate risks at the animal-human-ecosystems interface are needed in order to achieve “One Health”. One Health Central and Eastern Africa (OHCEA) is a network of institutions of Public Health, Veterinary and Environmental Health, located in 17 universities in 8 African countries.

Under Makerere University, OHCEA is calling for applications for the Makerere University One Health Institute Fellowship and Field Attachment, Cohort 2019, for Graduate and Undergraduate Students respectively.

Please see Downloads for detailed Announcements

Target participants:

  • Graduates - Makerere University fulltime graduate students in their second year with great potential for leadership, previous demonstrable contribution to multi-disciplinary work approaches and a vested interest in positively contributing to, and advancing, the emerging field of One Health.
  • Undergraduates - Makerere University undergraduate students currently in their final semester of study, with great potential for leadership, ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and a vested interest in advancing the emerging field of One Health is an added advantage.

Application Procedure:
Graduates
All applications must be written in English according to the guidelines indicated on the application form and emailed to the Program Administrator on ohceaug[at]ohcea.org copied to tumwinegabriel[at]gmail.com by 21st October 2018. Cleary indicate One Health Fellowship Application in the email subject line. Applicants are required to submit the application form which is accessed on www.ohcea.org. Only successful candidates will be contacted by 17th November 2018

Undergraduates
All applications must be written in English according to the guidelines indicated on the application form and emailed to the OHCEA Uganda Administrator on ohceaug[at]ohcea.org by 21st October 2018, Applicants are required to submit an application form which can be accessed on www.ohcea.org together with a clear copy of the University Identity card. Clearly indicate One Health Attachment Application in the email subject line. Only successful candidates will be contacted by 17th November 2018

For more details contact: OHCEA Country Office; COVAB, Level 2, RM 205, Email ohceaug[at]ohcea.org

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