Global Health Fellowship Volunteer Programme 2024/25 Recruitment

August 2022

Dear Doctor in Training

Heath Education England / NHS is now actively recruiting August starting ST/CT2 Specialist
Trainees from GP, ACCS and Paediatric Training Rotations to Global Health Fellowship
posts. Deployments will normally take place in August 2023 and February 2024. Doctors
in Training (DiTs) must ensure they have approval from their local Deanery to take time
out of programme (OOP).

Global Health Fellows are deployed after satisfactory completion of ST/CT2 for 4 - 6
months (OOPE) to clinical posts in South Africa, Namibia, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda
and Sierra Leone. Opportunities are limited but successful applicants will receive a £1000
per month stipend up to a maximum of 6 months from the NHS to cover living expenses
and subsistence.

Applications from August starting ST/CT1s will also be considered for 2024/25

The aims of the programme are to

1. Improve health outcomes in resource poor African communities
2. Contribute to the continuing professional and personal development of individual
Doctors in Training (Global Health Fellows)
3. Provide the opportunity for UK Doctors in Training to work overseas and learn from
international colleagues
4. Successful appointment as an NHS Global Health Fellowship with a lifelong commitment
to Global Health
5. Long term benefits to the NHS

An NHS funded research study at Cambridge University will conclude in April 2023 and is
evaluating the evidence base for the above.

Applications for these unique opportunities are invited now through English Deanery
Global Health Leads, please see the attached application form for your use.

Please contact Paula Cain ( Hilary Foster ( or
Trina Braddick ( Global Health Managers for the contact
details of the regionally based Global Health Leads or refer to the link on the website

For further information please check out the link below and attached document which
includes an invitation to attend the inaugural Pre-deployment Cambridge Global Health
Training Event in March 2023 to be held at Hughes Hall, Cambridge University

Previous Global Health Fellows have reported that their experience was the single most
professionally formative experience in their life.

Best Wishes

Dr Robin While

Head Global Health Fellowship Programme

Health Education England