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African Paediatric Fellowship Programme

Application guidelines

Medical

  1. Fellow must be nominated by Heads of Paediatric Departments of Academic Tertiary Institutions in their own countries.
  2. Nominating departments must certify that, their nominees will be given appropriate leave of absence for training purposes.
  3. Nominating departments must certify that, their nominees will be returning to their countries after training, and that they will return to positions relevant to their training.
  4. Only doctors who have a registered postgraduate qualification (or appropriate experience) in paediatric disciplines are eligible.
  5. All nominees must be sufficiently proficient in the English language.
  6. All nominees must submit in due time, all the necessary documentations (as listed in the requirements), and to fulfil all the requirements that lead to being registered as a training registrar of the School of Child and Adolescent Health of the University of Cape Town.

Nursing

  1. Nursing Fellow must be nominated by Nursing Heads of Department of Health Hospital & the chief paediatrician in their own countries.
  2. Nominating departments must certify that, their nominees will be given appropriate leave of absence for training for one academic year.
  3. Nominating hospitals must certify that, their nominees will be returning to their hospital after completion of their training.
  4. All nominees must be proficient in the English language- oral & written.
  5. All nominees must submit all the necessary documentations for the registration process in the first 3 months of the year preceding the year of training.

Programme information