Deadline: 13 November, 2022
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Africa has opened applications for a fellowship programme on improving the management of public health emergencies in Africa.
The fellowship seeks to bridge the emergency public health management and research-to-policy gaps and produce well-equipped, versatile managers and leaders as required by the WHO Emergency Response Framework and the International Health Regulations (2005) for emergency response.
Additionally, it seeks to navigate the complex environment of public health practice to achieve and maintain a positive impact on health, politics, negotiation, partnerships and health diplomacy.
- WHO will provide financial support to the fellows to cover tuition and research fees
- Be citizens of any WHO member state working on Covid-19 with priority given to citizens of member states of the WHO African region
- Be registered in a master’s degree programme (master’s fellows)
- Be registered in a PhD programme (PhD/DPhil fellows)
- Be a full-time employee (in the public/private sector or academia) with a master’s degree or public health qualification or PhD (mid- or senior-level career fellows)
- Have professional experience in public health
- Possess relevant experience that has contributed to the advancement of public health emergency management in Africa
- Demonstrate potential for effective public health management that can positively impact the health outcomes of populations