The Global Health Fellows Program

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The Global Health Fellows Program (GHFP) is a five-year cooperative agreement with the US Agency for International Development. GHFP seeks to improve the effectiveness of USAID population, health and nutrition programs. Using evidence-based best practices, the program's vision is to create a large, sustainable pool of talented global health professionals and responsive organizational and professional development programs.

  • The recruitment, placement, career development and mentoring of fellows and interns both in Washington DC and abroad; 2) implementation of a diversity initiative that creates opportunities for underrepresented populations in the field of global health; and 3) organizational development support for USAID staff in Washington, DC and USAID Missions and professional development opportunities for fellows and USAID staff.
  • Areas of technical expertise include HIV/AIDS, family planning/reproductive health, maternal and child health, knowledge management, avian influenza, malaria, and TB.