The global health research group on global health and palliative care (GHAP) is a research collaboration between The Cicely Saunders Institute, Kings College London, African Palliative care Association, Mild May Uganda, Palliative care Unit Department of Medicine Makerere University, University of Cape town, University of Zimbabwe and Island hospice Zimbabwe and is funded by NIHR.
The aim of the program is to expand palliative care access to underserved groups to meet Universal Health Coverage goals and reduce suffering in Sub-Saharan Africa.
One PhD student will be selected to join this research collaboration. Candidates should have commitment to improving palliative care in Africa. To the successful candidates, University fees and other agreed training development costs will be funded, and a monthly stipend will be provided. The tenure of the training program is 36 months.
- Ugandan citizen or permanent resident
- Ready to undertake PhD training at Makerere University
- Have a masters’ degree in Medicine, Nursing, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Public health, epidemiology, or any Biomedical /Health-related field.
- Demonstrated interest in Palliative care and potential to grow into an independent researcher.
- Work experience in Palliative care or care for those with chronic diseases
- Commitment to develop and maintain a productive career devoted to research in Palliative care
- Evidence of research experience
- May undertake part-time work not exceeding 18 hours per week alongside the scholarship
For more information, visit https://www.africanpalliativecare.org/articles/call-for-applications-for-a-phd-training-opportunity/