The Countdown to 2030 Fellowship Program 2024

Deadline: 17th of December, 2023

The Countdown to 2030 Fellowship Program is a global initiative that aims to improve analytical capacity for monitoring and tracking the success of life-saving interventions for reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition (RMNCAH+N) in Africa.Beginning in 2023, Countdown to 2030 will choose 10 fellows from nations that have an ongoing Countdown relationship. During the 12-month fellowship, the chosen scholars will work on a specific RMNCAH+N-related research topic with supervision from other Countdown researchers.The one-year Countdown to 2030 fellowship helps African researchers improve their analytical capabilities for tracking reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health.


Eligible applicants must:

  • Be a national of an African country with an ongoing Countdown collaboration.
  • Have a master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, global health, demography, biostatistics, or any related field with a specialization in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent Health. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and extensive research experience in the areas above may apply.
  • Be aged below 45 years at the time of application.
  • Have experience conducting research.

Programme Details:

Fellows are expected to:

  • Actively contribute to country collaboration activities by leading the drafting of reports or other technical and communication products
  • Attend two training workshops at APHRC.
  • Attend virtual and face-to-face meetings with mentors and technical facilitators.
  • Draft and submit at least one article to an international peer-reviewed journal at the end of the fellowship.
  • Submit progress reports every three months.

Click here to apply

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