Call for applications to the Doctoral Program (PhD) in Public Health

Objectives of the Program: The UGANC Doctor of Public Health (PhD) Program is designed to train experts with a comprehensive view of Public Health and the in-depth skills to become independent researchers and qualified faculty and practitioners. 

Eligibility :

  • Be of Guinean nationality or from a sub-Saharan African country (especially West Africa)
  • Have a Master’s degree (Research) in Public Health or equivalent
  • Have a research project and provide proof of funding for fieldwork 
  • At least one (1) year of professional and research experience
  • Have a good command of French and/or English (working languages)

Duration of the course: Three (3) years full-time or five (5) years part-time (180 credits)

Title and grade: Doctorate (PhD), with mention of « Public Health » and specialization

Location and organization of the courses: 

  • Gamal Abdel Nasser University of Conakry (Guinea): annual gathering (January to February) for the compulsory teaching units and English/French courses
  • Distance Learning and follow-up activities
  • Doctoral research in the laboratory or institution of affiliation

Director of the Doctoral School (EDSVSE): Prof. Biro DIALLO

Program Committee

  • Program Director: Dr. Alexandre DELAMOU (MD, MPH, PhD), Associate Professor 
  • Deputy Director: Dr Abdoulaye TOURE (PharmD, MPH, PhD), Associate Professor
  • Pedagogical Director: Dr Alioune CAMARA (MD, MPH, PhD), Associate Professor
  • Members: Pr Adama FAYE (UCAD, Senegal), Pr Mamadou Kabirou BAH (CERE), Dr Timothée GUILAVOGUI (UGAN), Dr Sidikiba SIDIBE (UGAN)

Program admission requirements

  1. Application and grant request form (Download here)
  2. Scholarship Application form (Download here)
  3. Letter of acceptance from the thesis director (UGANC)
  4. Letter of acceptance in a laboratory/institution
  5. Proof of funding for fieldwork
  6. Academic file

Dual-registration: Double registration in Guinea and another University are accepted

Scholarships

  • The CEA-PCMT offers scholarships for theses on communicable diseases (registration fees, teaching fees, monthly living expenses, annual travel). 
  • Selection is based on academic merit, quality of the thesis proposal and gender. 
  • Applicants may apply for grants from other institutions or organizations.

Soumettre ma candidature ici

Contact: phduganc@cea-pcmt.org

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