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APHRC Master’s Fellowship in Epidemiology and Biostatistics


APHRC Master’s Fellowship in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Deadline: 29 October 2021
Open to:
a holder of a first degree with a background in health sciences, early to mid-career health worker based in any of the Eastern Africa Region countries of Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Somaliland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, and working in a field relevant to epidemiology, biostatistics, public health and/or public health informatics
Benefits:
monthly stipend, academic-related travel, conference and networking activity support, as well as research and community and policy engagement (CPE) activities

Description

Applications for the APHRC Master’s Fellowship in Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2021/2022 are now open. APHRC in collaboration with the Amref International University (AMIU) and Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) in Kenya invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for a postgraduate fellowship in a Master’s Degree Program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Successful candidates will be part of a networked cohort of highly skilled applied epidemiologists (Epi fellows) who are able to work with National Public Health Institutes (NPHIs) and National Ministry of Health (MoH) Departments to improve their levels of preparedness, field surveillance, and response to disease outbreaks within the Eastern Africa region.

The fellowship is supported through the Capacity Development of Applied Epidemiology (CDAE) project in Eastern Africa Region and is funded by the European and Developing Countries and Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) program of the European Union.

Eligibility

Benefits

How to apply?

Fill the online application form and upload the following:

The application letter addressed to the Selection Committee, CDAE, and supporting documents must be submitted online before October 29, 2021, at 1700 hrs East African Time (EAT). Applications received after this deadline will NOT be considered.

For more information, please visit the official website.



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