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Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship

Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership 2021

Country: Africa
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Applications call for Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership 2021. The Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship will provide trainees with a set of practical skills that will prepare them for leadership positions in government, non-government, and academic health institutions in developing countries. The 9-month training program has two components:

  • Distance learning modules
  • A mentored, project-based assignment to an attachment site at academic, local government, or non-governmental health organizations in partner African countries


The Afya Bora Fellowship will provide each African fellow with a monthly stipend.


In order to be eligible for Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership, candidates must be a citizen or permanent resident of Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania, or Uganda. In addition to that, candidates must meet ONE of the following education requirements:

  • Medical applicants need to have an M.D. or MBChB with an MMed or Master’s degree in a 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.


  • Applications open: August 2020
  • Applications due: October 9, 2020
  • Interviews: October – November 2020
  • Notification of acceptance: December 2020
  • Fellowship begins: January 4, 2021

Eligible Universities

The Afya Bora Consortium is a partnership of 9 academic health centers, five in Africa and four in the United States

  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  • Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
  • University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • University of Buea, Cameroon
  • University of Washington
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of California, San Francisco

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Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline09 October,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerAfya Bora Consortium



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