Health Informatics Scholarships

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

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 Informatics, Information Systems and Computer Science
  • Familiarity with the Kenya Health Care system and HIV/AIDS programs
  • Interested in applying Informatics in health will be an advantage.

    The program is designed to meet the public demand for Health Informatics.

    On completion, fellows will be expected to have acquired knowledge and skills in:

  • Integrated health information systems
  • Health informatics tools for managing and processing health data
  • Designing and developing health databases
  • Innovative applications of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in health
  • Health information security issues and solutions
  • Legal and ethnic issues in development and use of health information systems.

    Applications should be addressed to:

    The principal, CHS,
    P.O BOX 30197-00100, Nairobi.

    Closing date is March 5th.