The Global HOPE Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Fellowship Program at Makerere University invites pediatricians to apply for this two-year clinical fellowship. 

Successful fellows will receive a formal, accredited award of recognition as sub-specialists in pediatric hematology and oncology that is jointly awarded by Makerere University College of Health Sciences, in partnership with Mulago Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine.

The program is based on a comprehensive curriculum that covers the entire scope of cancers and blood disorders in children, packaged in a rigorous syllabus of supervised multi-disciplinary management of children with cancer and blood diseases, online didactic lectures, and multi-disciplinary case discussion and clinical case conferences.


  1. Completion of MMed. Pediatrics or equivalent, and
  2. Registration and License to Practice Medicine and Pediatrics

A limited number of scholarships to cover trainee stipends and educational materials are available.

How to Apply

  1. Email the Program Coordinator, Mrs. Rachel Kansiime, at Rachel.Kansiime@bcm.edu indicating your intention to apply and your highest medical qualification.
  2. Return a completed application package and supporting documents by February 1 of each year to Program Coordinator, Mrs. Rachel Kansiime at Rachel.Kansiime@bcm.edu.
  3. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews at Makerere University Kampala in April.