The University of Nairobi is accepting fellowship applications from physicians from Sub-Saharan African countries.
Application Deadline: 5th October 2018
Eligible Countries: Sub-Saharan African countries.
To Be Taken At (Country): Kenya
About the Award: The PECC-Kenya Fellowship training program is a two-year fellowship in Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care customized for pediatricians from Sub-Saharan Africa. Training will occur at University of Nairobi/ Kenyatta National Hospital and at A.I.C. Kijabe Hospital in rural Kenya.
We are building training modules that will serve as a platform for global learning and collaboration. The curriculum for the Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care was developed by Pediatric Emergency, Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Endocrinology, and Pediatric Pulmonary subspecialists from University of Nairobi, University of Washington/ Seattle Children’s and A.I.C. Kijabe Hospital.
Type: Fellowship (Academic), Training
Eligibility: Physicians who meet the following admission requirements:
- Hold a Masters of Medicine Degree in Paediatrics and Child Health from the University of Nairobi, or its equivalent from any other institution recognised by the University of Nairobi Senate.
- Possess evidence of registration or be eligible for registration with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
- Have completed at least one year of clinical practice in Paediatrics after Masters of Medicine in Paediatrics and Child Health or its equivalent.
- Possess a certificate of good standing from the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board or equivalent authority from the country of origin for International applicants.
- Pass an entry interview. International applicants who qualify for admission and who for reasons acceptable to the recruitment committee are unable to present themselves in-person for the interviews, shall undergo an interview through available media.
- Applicants whose medium of communication for their basic medical degree is not English, will be required to show evidence of proficiency in English from an institution recognized by the University of Nairobi.
- Obtain a valid professional indemnity cover during the period of training.
- Be bound to conduct themselves with integrity in a manner befitting the medical profession and in accordance with the following documents.
– Manual on Code of Conduct and Medical Ethics.
– Public officer’s Ethic Act, 2003 Part III general Code of Conduct and Ethics.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: Fellows will be trained in management of acutely and critically-ill children in the public and private, urban and rural, tertiary care and district level health care sectors which are all relevant to practitioners in sub-Saharan Africa. The PECC-Kenya Fellowship training and fellow supervision will be provided by a combination of local Kenyan and visiting experts in Pediatric Emergency and Pediatric Critical Care.
Duration of Programme: 2 years
How to Apply: Apply Here