High-Impact Roles in the Zambia Health Equity Movement – Global Health Corps Zambia

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Landlocked in southern Africa, Zambia spans a mineral rich and highly diverse landscape and is poised for significant global health progress. HIV/AIDS infection rates and maternal deaths have seen both seen major decline in recent decades. Global Health Corps has worked in Zambia since 2009, proudly partnering with government agencies and local organizations on the frontlines of the health equity movement to address a wide range of issues and deliver lasting impact.

It’s a dynamic and exciting time to be part of the health equity movement in Zambia and Global Health Corps (GHC) is seeking diverse young leaders and visionaries to step up. We are currently recruiting for our 2016-2017 class of fellows with a range of high impact roles in Zambia, including:

Z01-USA, Health Informatics Officer, Akros
Z02-USA, Health Informatics Advocacy and Communications Officer, Akros
Z04-USA, Grants Management Specialist, Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia
Z05-USA, TB Research Fellow, Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia
Z06-USA, Capacity Development Officer – Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Trainer, Concern Worldwide
Z07-USA, Senior Research Associate, Ministry of Health – Zambia
Z08-USA, Advocacy and Communications Officer, PATH
Z09-USA, Partnership and Development Officer, Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia
Z10-USA, Research Program Officer, Population Council
Z11-USA, Laboratory Management Fellow, Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group
Z12-USA, HIV Research Program Officer, Rwanda Zambia HIV Research Group
Z13-USA, Documentation and Communications Officer, Save the children
Z14-USA, Business Development Manager, Zambia Center for Applied Health Research and Development
To see the full list of fellowship postings go to:


Global Health Corps (GHC) is a leadership development organization focused on building the next generation of diverse, disruptive global health leaders. Founded in 2009, we competitively recruit talented professionals (ages 21-30) from a range of sectors and backgrounds and place them in high-impact roles within partner organizations — including Clinton Health Access Initiative, Partners in Health, Planned Parenthood Global, and Government Ministries in Zambia, Rwanda, and Uganda —  working on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US, and Zambia. More on the growing movement for health equity here.

GHC is seeking fellows from a wide range of backgrounds, geographies, and expertise. Through a one-year paid fellowship program, fellows provide the expertise and leadership potential needed to fill capacity gaps in global health. Applications are open until February 2, 2016. Jobs for the 2016-2017 fellowship year run from June 2016 to July 2017.

Fellows receive the following benefits:

Monthly living stipend
Utilities stipend
Health insurance
A professional development grant of $600
A completion award of $1500
Access to a roster of professional advisors that fellows can connect with for support on their fellowship work and graduate school or career advising
Five multi-day trainings and retreats throughout the year, including a two-week Training Institute at Yale University in the United states to launch the fellowship, and a five-day End of Year retreat in East Africa to close out the fellowship
Travel to and from placement site and all trainings and retreats
Professional development and personal support from a dedicated in-country program
Personal development and accompaniment program led by Still Harbor

Additional Information

Apply at http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/