ECSACON New Leadership 2014- 2018

Following the elections conducted during the 5th Quadrennial General Meeting held in Harare Zimbabwe from 4-5 September 2014, the following were elected for the ECSACON office for the period of four years from 2014-2018.

1. Ms. Susan Otieno President
2. Mr. Gustav Moyo Vice President
3. Ms. Dolorence Wakida Chairperson Faculty of Education
4. Dr. Cynthia Chaibva Chairperson Faculty of Research
5. Ms. Marilyn Msibi Chairperson Faculty of Leadership & Management
6. Ms. Sarah Siyunda Chairperson Faculty of Clinical Practice

For further information please visit our governance page

Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Fellowship year

There are 20 positions available for health professionals interested in a 12-month fellowship (starting July 2015) in one of our African partner countries (Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda).
The purpose of the Afya Bora Fellowship is to provide trainees with a set of practical skills that will prepare you for leadership positions in government, non-government, and academic health institutions in developing countries.
The 12 month training program has 2 components:
· A 9-week Core Curriculum, plus 3 distance learning modules, and
· Two 4.5-month assignments to sites, such as Ministries of Health, NGOs, etc. in partner African countries.
The Afya Bora Consortium is a partnership of 8 academic health centers, four in Africa and four in the United States. The four pairs are:
· University of Nairobi and the University of Washington
· University of Botswana and the University of Pennsylvania
· Makerere University and Johns Hopkins University
· Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and the University of California, San Francisco
In order to be eligible to apply all applicants MUST meet the following criteria
· Be a citizen of US, Kenya, Botswana, Uganda, or Tanzania
· Meet ONE of the following education requirements
o Medical applicants need to have a M.D. or MBChB with a MMed, MPH or Masters degree in related field.
o Nursing applicants need to have a Masters degree in Nursing, Public Health or a related field (PhD preferred).
o Other Public Health professionals (those without a clinical degree) must have a PhD in Public Health or a related field
Applications are due December 1, 2014.
To APPLY or for more information visit our website at

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