The African Paediatric Fellowship Programme (APFP) is the leading training programme in Africa dedicated to building the paediatric workforce.
We provide training and clinical experience in top-ranking African hospitals and universities to African paediatric doctors and nurses.
Why does Africa need APFP?
There is a critical shortage of paediatricians, paediatric sub-specialists, and paediatric nurses in Africa.
NUMBER OF PAEDIATRICIANS PER 100,000 KIDS:
The lack of qualified paediatric doctors and nurses in Africa is largely due to a shortage of training opportunities, which causes them to seek training outside of their home countries and remain abroad to establish their medical practice, a phenomenon known as brain drain.