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International Program in Public Health Leadership for Africans

Last updated: Oct 11, 2023

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Target: African Students,

Award Value: Fully Funded,

Host Institution: University of Washington, USA


Expired 221 days ago

International Program in Public Health Leadership for AfricansThe International Program in Public Health Leadership calls for applications from African candidates in the Ministry of Health who want to navigate a complex environment, initiate policies, monitor healthcare providers and establish partnerships with communities and stakeholders. The fellows are to be funded to Washington DC for the program. Interested applicants should apply now.

Fellowship Details

The International Program in Public Health Leadership (IPPHL) is an eight-month program for emerging leaders working in African Ministries of Health. A flagship program of the Evans School at the University of Washington, IPPHL expands the policy and leadership acumen of leaders to develop and implement lasting public policy solutions and transform health systems.

The curriculum emphasizes the foundations of policy analysis, evidence and evaluation, implementation, and personal leadership development. The program is fully funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and partners with the Center for Creative Leadership.

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Program Benefits

The Leadership Program is funded and provides fellows with accommodation and airfare expenses.

Level and Areas of Study

The opportunity is offered to graduates in fields related to Public Health.

Place of Study

The fellowship program will take place at University of Washington in U.S.A.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the International Program in Public Health Leadership, applicants


  • Be a mid-career public health professional from Africa, working in government, for a government initiative/partner, or entity at federal, regional, state, or provincial level.
  • Hold a degree related to Public Health or in a medical profession.
  • Be a citizen and resident of an African Country.
  • Be proficient in English Language.
  • Be able to articulate the various policy and program implementation challenges in Public Health.

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Application Procedure

Interested candidates for the Public Health Leadership Program are to complete an online application and answer the short questions provided.

Applicants will be required to provide the following supporting documents:

  • Resume or CV in PDF
  • Statement of Release from supervisor in PDF
  • Letter of Recommendation from employer or supervisor

The submission deadline for the program is 16th October.

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