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Call for Applications: MoH-MakSPH-CDC 10 Fellowship Opportunities

  • In Health
  • 3 Jul 2019 - 12:24pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 4,130
Carol Nanziri (Cohort 2018) presenting on Ebola Virus Disease preparedness during the 4th Uganda National Field Epidemiology Conference, 2nd November 2018, Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala Uganda. Image:UPHFP

The Ministry of Health (MoH) in partnership with Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S CDC) is implementing the Public Health Fellowship Program (PHFP), an initiative to develop the next generation of public health leadership for Uganda. The goal of this program is to develop a competent workforce by learning-through-service and responding to real public health problems of Uganda.

The PHFP is offered in five tracks, namely:

  1. Field Epidemiology Track (FET);
  2. Laboratory Systems Track;
  3. Health Informatics Track,
  4. Health Economics (Prevention Effectiveness) Track, and
  5. Monitoring and Evaluation Track.

Number of Fellowships on offer: In 2020, the program will offer ten (10) Fellowships in the Field Epidemiology Track. The Program will start in January 2020.

Required Academic Qualifications: Successful applicants should have a Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Health, Health Services Research, Epidemiology, Veterinary Public Health, Nutrition, Environmental Health, Wildlife, and any other health-related disciplines

How to Apply: Please visit www.uphfp.org and create an account, log in and apply no later than Friday, July 19, 2019.

For more information: Please contact:
Steven N Kabwama,
Telephone: +256-414-533958,
Email: skabwama[at]musph.ac.ug

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