Funded by SICOT & Makerere College of Health Sciences, Uganda
Every year, SICOT offers two surgeons a six-month fellowship to the Makerere University College of Health Sciences at Mulago Hospital, in Kampala (Uganda). The Fellowship begins in July.
The accommodation will be arranged by the Orthopaedic Department of the College of Health Sciences (Mulago Hospital). Travel (economy ticket only; taxis will only be reimbursed at a reasonable amount; airport shuttle bus service must be used in priority to taxis) and accommodation expenses will be reimbursed by SICOT up to EUR 2,500 for a six-month period. Should the fellow go for a shorter duration, then the maximum amount will be reduced.
The subspecialties of the Mulago Hospital are Arthroplasty, Spine Surgery, Trauma and Paediatric Orthopaedics.
No fellows will be received during the month of June.
must be under 45 years of age at the beginning of the fellowship
must be a SICOT member with membership dues paid two years in a row at the time of the application (the year of the application and the year before)
must hold a Post Graduate Degree in General or Orthopaedic Surgery
must be fluent in English
medical insurance covering the duration of the fellowship
must fill in this form
Documents to be submitted:
application letter describing his/her clinical practice and main fields of interests
Post Graduate Degree certificate
a letter of recommendation from Head of Department
a second letter of recommendation
copy of passport
medical practice license
Certificate of good standing given by the Medical Council of respective countries
SICOT membership dues payment receipt
recent health certificate (including lab results for blood tests)
form mentioned above
Applications should be sent to:
Dr Isac Kajja
Makerere University College of Health Sciences
P.O.Box 7072 Kampala
Fax: +256 414 530020
Deadline for applications: 30 April 2018
2016: Chijioke NZEWUIHE (Nigeria)