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. Send an email as soon as possible to the Program Coordinator, Mrs. Rachel Kansiime, at 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
  3. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews at Makerere University Kampala in April.