Africa Health Research Training Programme (CREATE) Fellowships open for application

24 September, 2022


The second round of recruitment for the Africa Health Research Training Programme (CREATE) is now open.

I would be grateful if you could circulate to your network the attached short advertisement. [*see note below]

Many thanks,


Currently working from home until further notice. The best way to contact me is via email.

Christina Albertsen

Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Programme Project Co-ordinator

Room 363b

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Keppel Street

London. WC1E 7HT

+44 (0) 20 7927 2116<>

HIFA profile: Christina Albertsen is Co-ordinator of the Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Programme Project at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK.

[*Note from NPW, moderator: Thanks Christina, HIFA does not carry attachments so I have reproduced the contents below. Meanwhile, in the context of our current thematic discussion, I would be interested to hear if the training includes research communication and how this is addressed.

Africa Health Research Training Programme (CREATE)

This PhD Programme is focused on researching health problems of African countries, centering on Ethiopia, The Gambia, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Successful applicants will develop their potential to become global health leaders within a structured and mentored training environment.

Further information on the programme is available at

The programme is aimed at supporting all health professionals who wish to undertake rigorous research training. Support is for three years and includes a matched salary, research expenses, home rate tuition fees, and training and travel costs.

Applicants must be practicing healthcare professionals and be registered with a national professional regulatory body in the UK/Republic of Ireland. Medical graduates must be registered on a UK/Republic of Ireland specialist training programme or must be a registered GP. Applicants must have an interest in global health research and be looking to develop their academic career.

They should be interested in spending an extended period of time (18-24 months) at one of the Programme African Partner Institutions in Ethiopia, The Gambia, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe, and as part of their PhD. All applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree and be registered with the relevant professional regulatory body (e.g. - General Medical Council, Health and Care Professions Council).

A webinar with short presentations about the application process and opportunity for Q&A will take place on Wednesday 12th October at 12:00 BST.

Applications should be made via: and should include a copy of your CV.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday 11th November 2022.

Please see the CREATE website – for further information and details on how to apply.]