Opportunities

On the right are links to websites with information regarding global health opportunities.  Below are specific adverts that you may wish to apply for. Last updated 17th September 2019


Teaching fellowship in Northwest Tanzania (ST5+), 6m, from Feb 2020 (alternative start dates available up to Aug 2020)

Based in Bugando Medical Centre, Mwanza, with Medical Mission Institute. The fellowship focuses on teaching and training of nurse anaesthetists enrolled onto a nationally approved programme in anaesthesia. There are additionally many quality improvement and research projects within the department, which the fellow will be expected to take part in. Contact Dr Riaz Aziz azizriaz@googlemail.com. Further details here. Closes 29/11/19.


Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) Fellowship at Harvard Medical School

The Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship was created to train leaders who will further promote surgical care, education, and research pertinent to global surgery, anesthesia, and obstetrics and gynecology care. Fellows will develop academic, research, and administrative skills in global surgery, public health, surgical systems development, and humanitarian aid. Throughout the course of the Fellowship, there will be a focus on developing a skill set necessary to promote the role of surgery, anesthesia, and obstetrics and gynecology in health systems strengthening and universal health coverage. The Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship consists of two separate tracks – research fellow and research associate. For July 2020 start. Further details and application form here.Contact Reema.Chapatwala@childrens.harvard.edu Closes 23/09/19


Lifebox Safe Surgery & Anesthesia Fellows

Lifebox is opening applications for this new program – the Lifebox Safe Surgery Fellows Program – for exceptional individuals currently in training or residency programs in anesthesia and surgery. Based in a LMIC for 1-2 years, Fellows will develop and deliver research and quality improvement initiatives to enhance the safety of surgery and anesthesia in LMICs. Posts commence July 2020 & include Ethiopia, India & other locations tbc. Details here. Closes 07/10/19


A unique opportunity for Consultant in Anaesthesia with interest in Global Anaesthesia at Hereford Wye Valley NHS Trust. 
2 posts – intended to expand the global expertise in our department to deliver our Triple R Vision and Mission. Our aspiration is to become the leader in training and development in Global Anaesthesia and now has an exciting opportunity for two enthusiastic consultant anaesthetists to join our dynamic, expanding team. This permanent position is well suited to an individual that is looking to embrace our Triple R vision in a thriving and supportive workplace taking forward the Global Anaesthesia agenda.
Further details from www.jobs.nhs.co.uk reference: 229-SDMS137. Closes 29/09/19
Job advert: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/?vac_ref=915627714
Contact seng.yeo@wvt.nhs.uk 


A group of paediatric intensivists with a global health interest plan to explore the current practice of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) management in resource-limited settings. They have produced a survey, and would be grateful if any healthcare professionals that manage children with severe TBI in LMICs could complete it: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PaedTBI


Global Surgery Fellowship at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa: A post-doctoral fellowship for a candidate with an interest in health systems, global surgery, and global health research. Details here


Medical Education, Juba, South Sudan: Opportunity for anaesthetists with an interest in medical education &/or LMIC capacity building. Involves assisting with development of a context-relevant anaesthesia module for medical students, & a perioperative care module for trainee surgeons, in Juba, South Sudan +/- delivering the teaching. Travel to Juba is not mandatory. Contact hugh.grant@ouh.nhs.uk 


Tutors (3-6 month posts) are required to teach on the Anaesthesia MSc course, Gondar, Ethiopia: There is an ongoing project to deliver an MSc in clinical anaesthesia in Gondar University Hospital. This provides clinical teaching for the non-physician anaesthetists who provide the vast majority of anaesthetics in Ethiopia. Tutors are required for periods of 3 – 6 months at a time. For more information, please contact bdzsilverman@gmail.com


The Global Partnerships (link) department at the RCoA are currently advertising a number of Trainee Fellowships open to anaesthetists in training who are interested in undertaking a placement in a low resource setting. These include:

Previous opportunities (& links) have included:

 






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