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UoN HIV Fellowship Program Continuous Quality Improvement Training Opportunity


University of Nairobi
Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases
UoN HIV Fellowship Program
Training Opportunity
Medium Term Fellowship Program in Continuous Quality Improvement
The University of Nairobi (UoN) in collaboration with the University of Washington (UW) through the support of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is implementing an innovative program to build capacity for leadership and management of Health Programs in Kenya.
The Medium-term Fellowship will be offered to in-service professionals working in health-related programs.
The purpose of the Fellowship is to build institutional capacity through training individuals in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI).
The training will be 6 months in duration (2 months in class and 4 months at source institution) hence the fellowship will be modular and work-based in nature, allowing trainees to undertake the Fellowship while they continue with their employment.
Fellows will participate in several didactic courses lasting 1-2 weeks at specific intervals over the course of the Fellowship.
Each fellow will implement a hands-on, problem-based, project related to Continuous Quality Improvement.
The selected projects should address existing institutional gaps and challenges, be based on institutional priorities, and selected with knowledge and involvement of management.
The Medium-term Fellowship program will commence on 02 April 2013
Selection Criteria:
·         Relevant Bachelors degree
·         Familiarity with the Kenya health care system and HIV/AIDS programs will be an added advantage.
·         Interest in applying CQI in health will be an added advantage
·         Be currently employed in a health program
How to apply:
Interested applicants should send the following to hruonhivfellowship@gmail.com:  an application letter, Curriculum Vitae and a scanned endorsement letter bearing the institutional stamp and signed by a senior member of the applicants program.
The training will be carried out at the University of Nairobi Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases, College of Health Sciences, (KNH Complex) and will be offered free of charge.
Limited facilitation will be given for incidentals.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Closing date: 23rd February 2013

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