World Health Organization

Global Malaria Programme


The WHO Global Malaria Programme is currently seeking an individual consultant to support the work of the Entomology and Vector Control Unit. The consultant is expected to search for, collate and quality-control published and unpublished data on insecticide resistance to be integrated into the global database on insecticide resistance in malaria vectors, to test updates of the data-dissemination platform ‘Malaria Threats Map’, and to update the Unit’s website.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, 19th December 2018.

Sanger Institute Prize Competition 2019


The winner of the Sanger Institute Prize will be offered a three-month internship with a research group at the Wellcome Sanger Institute during 2019. Travel, living and research expenses are all covered by the award.

Submission deadline is Friday, 21st December 2018.

Marie Stopes International

Technical And Scientific Consultant To Support Evidence To Action Team


MSI is now looking to recruit a consultant for six months to provide technical scientific support to the E2A team across a range of data analysis and research activities and functions.

Submission deadline is Friday, 21st December 2018.

Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator (CAN ACA)

The Crick African Network’s African Career Accelerator (CAN ACA) awards will provide Fellowship support for African Post-Doctoral researchers (or non-African citizens with permanent residency status) who are aiming to make the transition to becoming an independent researcher and launching their own research group.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, 02nd January 2019.

The ELMA Philanthropies 


Based in Cape Town, the Program Manager, Health will develop and manage grant investments, and provide strategic leadership for the dynamic health portfolio in Southern Africa.

Submission deadline is Friday, 04th January 2019.

PhD Studentships: Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health


Up to 7 PhD studentships (covering fees and stipend) are available in 2019 for research on health, environment and wellbeing at the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health.

The cultural contexts of loneliness | Microbes, health and society | Intangible culture and relational health | Health, relations and relational health | Eating and healthy lives | The role of the environment in health outcomes across the life-course | Public engagement and ‘wide data’

Submission deadline is Monday, 07th January 2019.

MRC London Intercollegiate Doctoral Training Partnership Studentships


MRC London Intercollegiate DTP is commited to equality, diversity, and inclusion, and we welcome applications from everyone. We particularly welcome applications from BAME applicants and applicants with disabilities, as these groups are currently under-represented in the DTP.

Submission deadline is Sunday, 13th January 2019.

Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER)

Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) is inviting developing country researchers to apply for financial support for research and capacity building activities in partnership with US scientists.

Submission deadline is Monday, 14th January 2019.

Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation

Doctoral Scholarships 2019-20


The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Programme is looking for audacious, original, and forward-thinking researchers to apply for their scholarship programme.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, 16th January 2019.

South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership


South Coast DTP accepting applications for funding commencing in the 2019/20 Academic Year.

Submission deadline is Thursday, 24th January 2019.

AfOx Visiting Fellows Program


The AfOx Visiting Fellows Program is designed to enhance academic mobility and network building. The program supports African scholars and researchers working in any discipline to spend periods of flexible time in Oxford.

Submission deadline is Friday, 25th January 2019.

AREF-EDCTP Preparatory Fellowships

The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) and the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) are jointly calling for applications from emerging African health researchers for AREF-EDCTP Preparatory Fellowships.

Submission deadline is Friday, 01st February 2019.

Obama Foundation Scholars Program

Class 2019 - 2020


The Obama Foundation Scholars Program seeks to support dynamic, collaborative, rising leaders from around the world in an innovative one-year academic experience.

Submission deadline is Sunday, 03rd February 2019.

TDR Clinical Research and Development Fellowships


The Clinical Research and Development Fellowship (CRDF) scheme is jointly implemented by EDCTP (the European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership) and TDR, the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases.

Submission deadline is Thursday, 07th March 2019.

American Institutes For Research

Researcher: Women’s Collective Specialist in East-Africa (Qualitative)


American Institutes for Research (AIR) is leading a research initiative that aims to strengthen the evidence on the impact and cost-effectiveness of women empowerment collectives (including but not limited to self-help groups, saving groups, and participatory women’s groups) and to provide technical assistance to the gender equality team of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and its evaluation partners. We aim to synthesize existing evidence on women’s empowerment collectives in India and East Africa. This work will provide guidance for future evaluations of women’s empowerment collectives. AIR will closely consult with the gender equality team at BMGF as well as other research partners in the design and implementation of the research. 

To support this exciting work, AIR is seeking experts based in East Africa to serve as consultants to contribute to the research on the impact and cost-effectiveness of women’s collectives in East-Africa and to provide guidance to BMGF and its evaluation partners.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is renowned for its research, postgraduate studies and continuing education in public and global health. We have an annual research income of more than £140 million and are one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK.

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Sabin Vaccine Institute

Director, Global Community Engagement


Do you like to develop relationships? Are you a problem solver and creative thinker? Are you able to connect with people from different backgrounds? If so, please consider joining the Sabin team as the next Director of Global Community Engagement.

Sabin Vaccine Institute Senior Associate


The Senior Associate will join Sabin’s Typhoid Team, who are working to accelerate the prevention and control of typhoid through research, education and advocacy.

FHI 360

Zonal Coordinator - Imo State


The State Focal Person oversees the accelerated scale up of A&T activities in 2 or 3 states. H/She is responsible for program planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the interventions implemented by A&T and its partners in the assigned state(s).  H/She is accountable for judicious use of all resources entrusted with A&T and its partners in the assigned state(s).

Nigeria Health Watch

Informed commentary, intelligence, and insights on the Nigeria health sector


Nigeria Health Watch uses informed advocacy and communication to influence health policy and seek better health and access to healthcare in Nigeria. 

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