The Takemi Program in International Health seeks to improve health and health systems around the world by welcoming mid-career health professionals and scholars to the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health to conduct path breaking research and develop their leadership skills.
* Applicants should be mid-career researchers who have completed graduate degrees, published in internationally recognized journals, and demonstrated potential leadership capacity in their home countries.
* They are expected to show strong promise and appropriate preparation (including facility in English) to enable them to fully benefit from the experience.
* Further, they are expected to have made, or intend to make, a commitment to a career in health for which participation in the Program will be of significant value.
* Applications may come from any relevant discipline or profession (e.g., medicine, law, public health, economics, management, and social sciences).
Value of the Program: The Takemi does not provide funding. However, interested applicants can apply for funding from the following organizations:
* JPMA Funding: The Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA) offers Financial Support to 2 (Two) Takemi Fellows from low-income countries in the Takemi Program in International Health.
* Ford Foundation Funding: Ford Foundation is pleased to announce support for two West African Takemi Fellows. Ford Foundation-supported Fellows will be provided $48,000 to cover living, health insurance, travel, and research expenses. Residents of West Africa may apply; priority is given to those in Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal.
Duration of Program: Should you be accepted into the Program, Fellows are expected to begin their appointments on August 1 for 11 months.
How to Apply: Visit link below.