Fellow - NAM-HKU Fellowship in Global Health Leadership ¶
By: Felix Emeka Anyiam on Oct. 8, 2018, 5:27 p.m.
NAM-HKU Fellowship in Global Health Leadership
Nurturing Future Global Health Leaders
Calling for applications from early to mid-career scholars
Application deadline : 31 October 2018 (Wed)
Thanks to the generous donation from Dr Patrick Poon, this fellowship scheme aims to provide a two-year training for early to mid-career scholars to learn and work at HKU School of Public Health and the U.S. National Academy of Medicine in areas under the umbrella of global health leadership. The fellowship programme will commence in 2019 and run for three years initially, with one Fellow to be selected each year.
Details of the Fellowship Programme
The two-year Fellowship shall include:
- scholarship to undertake the Master of Public Health programme, on either part-time or full-time basis, at The University of Hong Kong, Asia’s Global University and the oldest university in Hong Kong
- a three-month stay at the U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM), Washington, D.C, each year for two consecutive years, during which time the Fellow will actively learn about the work of an appropriate Board/Expert Committee/Roundtable, and be assigned a faculty mentor who is a member of NAM
- roundtrip airfare and accommodation for the two three-month stays at NAM
- attachment at HKU School of Public Health, which has an internationally recognized track record of innovative and ground breaking research in public health, and a leader in postgraduate and professional education and training in public health in Asia
The Fellowship welcomes applications from early to mid-career scholars from all over the world, with particular attention to scholars from Asia-Pacific region. Candidates must:
- be fluent in English
- have a graduate degree and completed their post-degree work 2-10 years ago
- have a demonstrated interest in fields such as global health policy; governance; diplomacy; sustainable development; healthy cities; health equity; health systems and economics; or related areas
Application deadline : 31 October 2018
Announcement of results : Before or by December 2018*
First visit to Washington : Spring 2019*
Commencement of HKU MPH studies : September 2019*
Candidates are required to submit a completed application form available at https://sph.hku.hk/en/nam-hkufellows/, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, three letters of reference together with any other relevant supporting documents by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (c/o: School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, G/F, Patrick Manson Building (North Wing), 7 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong) by 31 October 2018.
Felix Emeka Anyiam
Research Officer & Data Analyst/Scientist
Centre for Health and Development
University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
Top Floor, Medical Library Building
University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Port Harcourt
River State, Nigeria.
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