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Mark Wainberg Fellowship Programme: Experts in HIV service delivery - Africa

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 17, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on March 6, 2021
Mark Wainberg Fellowship Programme sponsor
Mark Wainberg Fellowship Programme sponsor

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 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.

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Many 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 sub-Saharan Africa.

The fellowship will provide expert training in HIV service delivery for people living with HIV and AIDS, from diagnosis to treatment and including co-morbidities. It will place particular emphasis on appropriate care for different patient groups, including key populations.

It is anticipated that the fellowship will help build capacity, foster clinical research and develop long-term sustainable partnerships.

Applications for the 2021-2023 round of fellowships are now open. Clinicians working in sub-Saharan Africa committed to becoming HIV specialists with at least two years of clinical experience are invited to apply until 7 March at 23.59 CET.

Applications are available in English, French and Portuguese.

For more information please visit
https://www.iasociety.org/IAS-Educational-Fund/Mark-Wainberg-Fellowship-...

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 17
Feb 17

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Jill Langhus
Feb 19
Feb 19

Thanks, Ana.