2015/ 2016 CIDRZ HealthCorps Fellowship Public Health Fellowships for Students and Early-Career Professionals, Zambia.

Application Deadline: 16th of March 2015

The CIDRZ HealthCorps Fellows Programme provides a valuable field training opportunity for future Zambian and expatriate public health leaders in the setting of a vibrant international organisation based in Lusaka. Fellowship attachments are 10-12 months long. This HealthCorps Fellowship provides opportunities to gain field experience in:

  • Programme implementation and management
  • Clinical trials research
  • Clinical care quality improvement systems
  • Data management, analysis and implementation science
  • Public health communications

For Whom

  • The HealthCorps Fellowship targets medical, nursing or MPH students; recent graduates who wish to gain international experience; and college graduates with substantial skills or experience.
  • Individuals with project management, public health, community outreach, research coordination, data management, statistical analysis, IT, scientific writing, and laboratory experience are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Previous international work experience is highly regarded, but not a requirement.
  • For the 2015-16 fellowships CIDRZ anticipate selecting 8-10 individuals who will be based in the capital Lusaka, with possible travel to various parts of Zambia.


  • 10-12 months. All accepted HealthCorps Fellows must be ready to attend orientation in the last week of July 2015. Fellowships start in August 2015.

Placement Support:

  • A modest monthly bursary to cover some of the travel costs and basic living expenses is available, local medical membership and emergency evacuation insurance is provided by CIDRZ.

How to Apply:

Completed applications must be received at healthcorps@cidrz.org by March 16, 2015.


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the CIDRZ HealthCorps Fellowship


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