Call for applications for the recruitment of the 3rd Cohort of 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 
  • 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 March) 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: Prof. Alexandre DELAMOU (MD, MPH, PhD) 
  • Deputy Director: Dr Abdoulaye TOURE (PharmD, MPH, PhD), Associate Professor
  • Pedagogical Director: Prof. Alioune CAMARA (MD, MPH, PhD)
  • Members: Pr Adama FAYE (UCAD, Senegal), Pr Mamadou Kabirou BAH (CERE), Dr Timothée GUILAVOGUI (UGAN), Dr Sidikiba SIDIBE (UGAN)

Program admission requirements

  • Application form (Template here)
  • Grant request form (Template here)
  • Letter of acceptance from the thesis director (UGANC)
  • Letter of acceptance in a laboratory/institution
  • Proof of funding for fieldwork
  • Academic file

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


  • CEA-PCMT offers six (06) regional scholarships (at least 30% reserved for women) 
  • The wancad project is offering three (03) scholarships for topics on malaria data modelling
  • The three-year scholarship covers academic and pedagogical costs, a computer, publication costs and living expenses for mandatory five weeks stay in Guinea every year (transport, accommodation in university residence, and subsistence costs).

Apply here


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