The Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD) based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is inviting applications for the 2020 PhD Scholarships for young Africans. This scholarship, if selected, you be awarded R540, 000 as the scholarship value and to be eligible for this schol ... read more and apply
The Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD) based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is a regional and global leader for applied research and policy development on critical health and development challenges for the African continent. HEARD's mission is t influence and support evidence-based policy and good practice to more effectively address Africa’s health and development issues and to contribute to achieving health and sustainable development across the continent.
A critical component of achieving HEARD's mission is investing in the development of African scholars to master quantitative and qualitative research methods for understanding policy problems and for devising, evaluating and/or implementing policy or programmatic solutions. The aim of our PhD programme is to produce expertly qualified graduates to advise or to be part of influential policy-making or programme implementing entities in Africa, and to pursue additional research priorities