Makerere College of Health Sciences at Mulago Hospital/SICOT Fellowship (closed)

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 check-up

  • 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

  • CV

  • 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 applications30 April 2020



2016: Chijioke NZEWUIHE (Nigeria)