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Call for 2024 Applications; Eastern Africa FAIMER Regional Institute ( EAFRI)

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Vacancy Details

The Eastern Africa FAIMER Regional Institute (EAFRI) invites applications for the 2024 intake of participants. EAFRI will welcome its second class of Fellows on 30th July 2024. Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda, is the EAFRI host institution, and Mbarara University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine in Mbarara, Uganda, is the regional partner.

*Who can Apply:*

Applications for EAFRI are open to health professions educators throughout East Africa including Burundi, the Comoros, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. EAFRI will also consider applicants from other regions of Africa.

*Interested Applicants should submit their application using the link below*


12th March 2024


EAFRI is a two-year, part-time online fellowship program. The curriculum is based on the core curriculum of the International FAIMER Institute, and it is adapted to the local context. It is designed to teach education methods, leadership and management, education scholarship and research, and project management and evaluation. Each participant is required to propose and implement an education innovation project that is supported by their home institution. EAFRI participants, known as FAIMER Fellows, become part of an international network of more than 2,000 FAIMER Fellows, developing strong professional bonds with other health professions educators around the world.


A mix of international faculty and senior health professional Educators from East Africa design courses, teach, provide support for EAFRI, and serve as project advisors for Fellows’ innovation project design and implementation.

Free Tuition:

Tuition for EAFRI is free, and the application process is competitive.

*Contact EAFRI :*

For more information, please visit the FAIMER Regional Institutes webpage at *
<>* or contact the EAFRI Leadership Prof Kiguli at  * <>* and  Prof Maling at

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