IAS Educational Fund / Mark Wainberg 2020-2022 Fellowship Programme for Clinicians in Sub-Saharan Africa: Applications are Invited from Clinicians in Sub-Saharan Africa for the 2020-2022 IAS Educational Fund / Mark Wainberg Fellowship Programme. Deadline: 20th March, 2020
See Eligibility, Benefits, Application Guidelines and
The Mark Wainberg Fellowship Programme, an initiative of the IAS Educational Fund,
is aimed at contributing to improving the quality of HIV service
delivery in resource-limited settings by providing two-year fellowships
to five clinicians from sub-Saharan Africa, who will spend one year in
Europe and one year in Africa at clinical institutions.
The programme will offer in-depth training for clinicians committed
to careers in HIV clinical service delivery in sub-Saharan Africa with
the aim of strengthening access to high-quality services for sub-Saharan
Africa populations, with a client-centred service delivery approach.
African countries face an unmet need in the training of medical
practitioners who want to become specialized in HIV. HIV medicine
sub-specialization is not attractive for many young healthcare
professionals, which is in sharp contrast to the need for such
specialized personnel and leadership in the hardest-hit countries in
- Applicants must have a terminal research degree as a medical doctor (or equivalent);
- Minimum of two years’ clinical experience;
- Currently working in sub-Saharan Africa;
- Commitment to become a specialist in HIV;
- English, French or Portuguese speaking.
will receive a living allowance for the duration of the Mark Wainberg
Fellowship Programme. Applicants should ensure they are financially able
to enroll in the 2-year programme before accepting the fellowship.
How to Apply.
have a scanned copy of your terminal research degree and letter of
support from your institution ready to upload at the time of
20th March, 2020.