APPLY: Afya Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership 2017/2018

The Afya Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership works to fill an identified gap in training for African and U.S. health professionals. This innovative 12-month fellowship will prepare African and U.S. health professionals to lead and manage major health programs in African countries.
WORTH
African trainees:
Airfare from home to training sites
Monthly stipend equivalent to $1500 per month

Evacuation insurance if stationed outside home country

Accommodations and per diem up if attending didactic sessions and meetings outside of home country

Housing allowance of up to $750 per month if placed outside of home country

Reimbursement for other selected fellowship-specific activities in Africa (i.e. travel to rural sites, visa, etc.)

 US Trainees:

Monthly stipend based on NRSA NIH stipend levels (stipend cap is at 2 years post-doctoral level)
Roundtrip airfare from home city-Africa

Airfare within Africa to attachment site placement and modules

Per diem when attending didactic sessions and meetings

Housing allowance of up to $750 per month

Support request for an NIH loan repayment up to $35,000 for one year (only postdoctoral applicants are eligible to apply)

Reimbursement for other selected fellowship-specific activities in Africa (i.e. travel to rural sites, visa, etc.)

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible to apply all applicants MUST meet the following criteria:
Be a citizen or permanent resident of Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda or the US
Meet ONE of the following education requirements:

Medical applicants need to have a M.D. or MBChB with a MMed or Master’s degree in related field.
Nursing applicants need to have a Master’s degree in Nursing, Public Health or a related field (PhD preferred), or substantial work experience.

Other Public Health professionals (those without a clinical degree) must have a Doctoral degree in Public Health or a related field

DEADLINE: December 1 2016

To apply and for more information click here

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