Health Economics Scholarships

The University of Nairobi (UoN) in collaboration with the University of Washington (UW) through the support of the U.S Centers for Control and Prevention (CDC) has established an on- the – job training fellowship program for individuals interested in Health Economics.

This is a merit based program whose aim is to build capacity for leadership and management in public and private health sectors. Upon completion of the fellowship, they will receive certificate award of the University of Nairobi.

Selected fellows will undergo a 2 year full time non-degree competency based training program at the University of Nairobi and selected host institutions.

Fellows will further have the opportunity to undertake a funded project designed to improve the efficiency of the host organization.

During the training, fellows will receive a reasonable stipend to meet their expense.

Selection criteria:

  • Masters degree in Economics, Health Economics or related field from a recognized university
  • Familiarity with Kenya health care system and HIV/AIDS program will be an added advantage
  • Interest in applying in health will be an advantage.

    The program is designed to meet the public demand for Health Economists. On completion, fellows will be expected to have acquired knowledge and skills in:

  • Concepts and processes of health financing in health programs
  • Cost-benefit analysis of health programs
  • Analysis and application of current models in health sector planning and reform
  • Health financing methods and models and their application to health care programs
  • Macro and micro-economic indicators of the HIV and AIDS diseases burden.

    Applications should be addressed to:The principal, CHS,P.O BOX 30197-00100, Nairobi.

    Closing date is 5th March.