“One Health” Afro-Canadian Training Scholarship Project

Canadian Post-Secondary InstitutionUniversité de Montréal
International Partner Institution(s)École Inter-États des Sciences et Médecine Vétérinaires (Senegal), Université Abomey-Calavi (Including the Institut régional de santé publique and the unités de recherche of the École Polytechnique d’Abomey-Calavi) (Benin), Université Catholique d’Afrique de l’Ouest (including the Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé and the Institut National de Santé Publique) (Burkina Faso), Université Cheikh-Anta-Diop (Sénégal), Université Joseph Ki-Zerbo (Burkina Faso)
Partner CountriesBenin, Burkina Faso, Senegal
Level of StudyDoctorate, Masters, Microprogram
Key Thematic Area(s)Climate Action, Health Sciences

By focusing on training for One Health skills development, this scholarship project aims to train experts who will be able to integrate this approach into teaching, research or their practice environment in Benin, Burkina Faso and Senegal. A total of nine scholarships will be available – three in each country. The Université de Montréal’s One Health training programs will also help develop a community of experts from various disciplines who will be able to work and innovate together to better respond to current and future challenges threatening global health by acting on the human-animal-environment interface.

Number of scholarship positions:

Doctorate – 3
Masters – 2
Microprogram – 4

Length of stay in Canada:

Doctorate – 25 months
Masters – 17 months
Microprogram – 4 months

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