The Program enables young people to spend between six months to twelve months exploring public health needs and issues that they feel passionate about within their communities.
The PHAP is a unique opportunity for students in the public health field to build a strong movement of public health practitioners equipped with functional field experience and skills that fit the job market.
PHAP will enable you as a young person to spend between two to three months exploring public health needs and issues that you feel passionate about within your communities. PHAP is purposed to turn young people into advocates, activists, champions and change agents by empowering them with information and skills on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, HIV/AIDS, Water, Hygiene and Management, Human Rights, Project Planning and Management, Evidence-Based Advocacy, Communication, Social Entrepreneurship and Critical thinking using a problem-solving and learning environment. In addition to the above, you will also gain leadership skills, networking skills, analytical skills, interpersonal skills, and teamwork skills.
Those who take part in this program will use it as a platform to share their voices and experiences on public health issues; connect with passionate young people from across the country; and build sustainable networks to make a lasting impact in your community.
Public Health Ambassadors Program (PHAP) focuses on the fact that there are so many young people who are talented, motivated and committed to bringing about change within their communities.
PHAU believes that if we can connect these young people to one another, empower and equip them with skills, points of influence and opportunity, they can transform their communities through developing sustainable innovations that can positively promote better healthy livelihoods.
With young people leading the public health movement, PHAU is committed to building the skills and power of public health activists, advocates, and change-makers around the nation.
Am i Eligible?
PHAP is open to young people, male and female, between 18 to 30 years, pursuing a Public health-related course, regardless of their faith, background or ethnicity, who face real challenges within their community and want to bring about positive change.
How long does PHAP run for?
The Public Health Ambassadors Program (PHAP) is broken down into:
- A 6-8 week-long training with hands-on experience and fieldwork
- A 12 month fellowship with Public Health Ambassadors Uganda (PHAU).
- A lifetime union to the PHAU and PHAP alumni family.
What do i need to do to confirm my participation / presence?
To confirm your participation. All you have to do is follow this 2 step process:
- Register on this link APPLY HERE
- Make your payment
To confirm one’s registration, each participant will need to pay a registration fee of 20,000/= and a training fee of 250,000/= by the start date of the program. This fee will cover the entire programme.
This will cover the indoor training (stationary, Break and refreshments), field attachment fee, tool kit and materials (T-shirt) to be used during the programme period.
Below are the Payment Details
Bank Name: Diamond Trust Bank, Kampala Road Branch
Account Name: Public Health Ambassadors Uganda (PHAP)
Account Number: 0036870002
*You can make this payment in installments but please ensure to save your bank receipt(s), and bring it with you to the training as proof of payment.
When do i start?
The next PHAP training will begin on Monday 10th June 2020.
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