ILCA Africa Programme and Fellowship

ILCA Africa Programme and Fellowship 2022/How to Apply

ILCA Africa Programme and Fellowship 2022| The International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) has open portal for Africa Fellowship Programme. The ILCA recognises this immense clinical and scientific need and plans to develop a strategy to engage African organisations and healthcare professionals in educational and training activities of ILCA. Read through.

They are proud to focus this year ILCA Fellowship on supporting research with projects in Africa with a topic relevant for African patients.

ILCA is ramping up efforts to alleviate Africa’s need for medical assistance. Although the African continent is one of the regions with a very high disease burden, clinical and scientific resources for diagnosing, treating, and researching liver cancer are very limited in most parts of this continent.

The aims of this key initiative being the ILCA Africa Fellowship programme are to:

  • Encourage young investigators to pursue a career in liver cancer research
  • Develop the potential of outstanding young scientists and encourage research in liver cancer disciplines
  • Foster career development for individuals performing research in a liver cancer related area and who have shown commitment to excellence at an early stage of their research study
  • Help progress ILCA’s mission to lead a global Community of physicians, scientists and allied professionals through education and research with the goal to better prevent and treat liver cancer
  • Promote science through the support of young researchers


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidate must be based in Africa. Fellowship recipient can complete this program within Africa or at the research mentor’s institution (if outside of Africa).
  • Candidate must be under 40 years old and undertaking post-doctoral studies in a liver cancer related discipline within a public or private non-profit institution engaged in health care and health-related research
  • Candidate should hold a PhD or MD and pursuing post-doctoral studies which includes both basic and/or clinical research. Those in post-MD Residency or Fellowship programmes and engaged in liver cancer research are eligible. If candidates hold full-time faculty positions, letters of commitment must confirm support of the Fellowship requirements.
  • Candidate must be an ILCA member in good standing and remain an ILCA member for the duration of the fellowship.
  • Candidate must be supported by a research mentor.
    The mentor must be an ILCA member in good standing at the time of application and maintain active membership for the duration of the fellowship period. Mentor does not need to be based in Africa

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How to apply ILCA Africa Programme and Fellowship 2022:

The applications are now OPEN and all you need to do is:

  1. Review carefully the Eligibility Criteria and Requirements
  2. Fill out the Application Form
  3. Submit it along with the required documents by email at

Click Here to Apply

Application Deadline: 3rd June 2022

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