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Funding for PhD Fellowships aimed at developing and evaluating the potential

of digital diagnostics to tackle major infectious disease challenges in Africa


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Be Part of Something Amazing!

1 PhD fellowship is available for a Ghanaian African national to join a unique programme developing the next generation of diagnostics for African Healthcare Systems.

We encourage applications from women and under-represented groups.

We are delighted to announce a unique opportunity to undertake PhD research in Co-design and development of user interfaces for digital diagnostics, supported by an international network of experts, developing digital diagnostics as transformative technologies for African Healthcare systems, with projects spanning a range of disciplines including molecular diagnostic test development, clinical evaluation, health systems research, design engineering, and data modelling.

The successful applicant will be based at the University of Ghana and will be part of a close-knit cohort, receiving bespoke training in diagnostic development and professional skills which will equip them to be future leaders in this field.



The call is re-opened for 1 PhD Studentship to join a cohort of 9 PhD students already selected. 


Details of the projects are available here: PhD Fellowships    

The Project this re-opened call is recruiting for is Project 9 – Co-design and development of user interfaces for digital diagnostics.

To apply to this call, please, send the below documents to Francesca Piffer (

(Should you have any issue accessing these documents, please, contact Ms Francesca Piffer, at


DEADLINE – Open until filled (rolling applications will be reviewed until the post will be filled)

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