EADB Medical Training and Fellowship Programme 2016

EADB Medical Training and Fellowship Programme 2016

 

Deadline: Ongoing

The East African Development Bank’s Medical Training and Fellowship Programme (METAF) is an EADB initiative to build capacity in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda in the fields of neurology and oncology. EADB’s mission is to promote sustainable social-economic development in East Africa by providing development finance support and advisory services.

Through the Medical Training and Fellowship (METAF) Programme, EADB aims to increase capacity towards early detection, research and access to treatment of cancer and neurological disorders by increasing the number, quality and deployment of medical doctors in public service with specialty training in the treatment cancer and neurological disorders of in the East Africa region, especially in communities and areas where access to qualified professionals remains a challenge.

Eligibility

Neurology Clinical Courses

Applicant must

  • Hold a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MSChB);
  • Be currently enrolled in a Masters of Medicine (MMed) programme or hold a MMed qualification;
  • Be based in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda.

Oncology Training of Trainers courses

Applicant must

  • Hold a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MSChB);
  • Be currently enrolled in a Masters of Medicine (MMed) programme or hold a MMed qualification;
  • Be based in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda;
  • Be commitment to act as trainers in the cascaded oncology clinical courses.

EADB Medical Training and Fellowship Programme: A guide for applicants to the UK fellowship

  • Applicants must hold a primary medical qualification recognised by the GMC;
  • Applicants need to have a postgraduate qualification (MRCP(UK) part 1, M.Med or other higher degree in medicine or a medical subspecialty.);
  • Applicants must have completed at least 3 years of full-time postgraduate training (including 1 year’s internship and demonstrable experience in the area where further training is sought in the UK).
  • Applicants must have been in clinical practice for 3 out of the last 5 years including the 12 months prior to GMC registration being granted. There should be no gaps in employment. Please note that the GMC does not consider clinical observerships as clinical practice. It is important that you remain in clinical practice during the application process.
  • Applicants must possess the skills, competencies and understanding of medicine at least equivalent to a UK graduate at the end of their CMT.

The RCP cannot sponsor doctors who have failed the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) test.

Other Requirements include:

  • English language requirements:
    • Applicants need to have obtained a minimum overall score of 7.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination, with minimum scores of 7.0 in all components. The scores should be obtained in one sitting. The test is valid for 2 years.
  • Evidence of good standing: Applicants must be able to provide a certificate of good standing (CGS) from the regulatory body in the countries where they have practised in the last 5 years. The CGS must confirm all of the following:
    • Applicants are authorised to practice medicine in the relevant country.
    • Applicants have not at any stage been disqualified, suspended or prohibited from practicing medicine.
    • The regulatory authority is not aware of any matters that raise doubts about your good standing;
    • The CGS must be no more than 3 months old when you submit it.

Note that when you register at the GMC, a CGS that is no more than 3 months old will be required.

Application Process

Begin application here

Training Dates

  • September 19th – 23rd: Kenya & Tanzania
  • September 26th – 30th: Uganda & Rwanda

For more information, see FAQs or visit EADB Training and Fellowship.

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