Association of Schools of Public Health in Africa (ASPHA)

The Association of Schools of Public Health in Africa (ASPHA) was established at a meeting in Nairobi on 23 October 2010.   

The Founding Members of ASPHA are:

  1. Kinshasa School of Public Health, Democratic Republic of Congo
  2. Jimma University, College Of Public Health And Medical Sciences, Ethiopia
  3. School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana
  4. Moi University, School of Public Health, Kenya
  5. The School of Public Health at Great Lakes, University of Kisumu, Kenya
  6. School of Public Health, University of Nairobi, Kenya
  7. School of Public Health, College of Medicine, Malawi
  8. Department of Community Medicine, University of Nigeria, Enugu
  9. Faculty of Public Health, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  10. School of Public Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  11. School of Public Health, University of Witwatersand, South Africa
  12. School of Health Systems & Public Health, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  13. Department of Health Studies, UNISA, South Africa
  14. School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

The Association was established to fostering the practice of public health in Africa including advocacy for public health policy, research, training and technical collaboration such as development of curricular and modules. ASPHA is to be linked with the African Union and the secretariat is in Accra, Ghana. 

The representatives elected a five member Executive Committee with Professor Fred Binka (Ghana) as President and Professor Sharon Fonn (South Africa) as deputy. The other members are Professor Dan Kaseje (Kenya), Professor Oladimeji Oladepo (Nigeria) and Professor Patrick Kayembe (DRC). They are tasked with further development of the Association through broadening the membership, raising funds and organizing within the next twelve months an annual general meeting of all the schools of Public Health in Africa.  .. .

For more information, please contact info.aspha@gmail.com

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2 thoughts on “Association of Schools of Public Health in Africa (ASPHA)

  1. hai.i completed my bcur,in 2009.i would like to do masters in public health.i like to know if there are any busaries or scholarships available.

    1. Dear, There might be occasional burseries available. Best would be however to contact the individual universities whether they provide burseries for their students. For example, Wits University has an Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, telephone 27 11 717-1070.

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