The Uganda Cancer Institute hosts three Oncology Fellowship programmes in collaboration with several partners. The fellowship programmes are currently supported with funding from the Government of Uganda and the African Development Bank.
The Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (PHO) Fellowship Programme
The Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (PHO) Fellowship Programme In collaboration with international experts in various specialities the Uganda Cancer Institute is proud to participate in the Paediatric Oncology Fellowship program to train subspecialists to respond to the needs of East African Peadiatric Oncology Units. Under the leadership of Dr Joyce Balagadde-Kambugu, the Head for Paediatric Oncology for Uganda, a core team teaches the skills to thrive and adapt to the demands of childhood cancer management in the East African region.
The subspecialists will master clinical, management, leadership and research skills to lead their own units and adapt to their local settings whilst maintaining current international practices and standards.
The Gynecological Oncology Fellowship Programme
The Gynecological Oncology Fellowship Programme commences in August 2017 with an initial intake of two fellows. The programme is a partnership between Uganda Cancer Institute, Mulago Hospital, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, and several international partners. The programme seeks to train specialists to manage the large burden of gynecological cancers in Uganda and the rest of Sub Saharan Africa.
The East African Oncology Centre of Excellence (EOCE) at the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) Adult Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program (AHO-FTP) is collaborative program between UCI, Makerere College of Health Sciences (MakCHS), Mulago National Referral Hospital (MNRH), Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre (FHCRC) and University of Washington, Seattle-USA.