South African Clinical Training Fellowship in Pain Management


South African Clinical Training Fellowship in Pain Management

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Interested candidates from developing African countries are invited to apply for a THREE (3) month clinical training program in Pain Management to be run in the Republic of South Africa.

This training program is intended to develop clinical skills
in Pain Management in an African doctor, who must be willing to share their
learned skills in their country of origin.


The successful candidate must agree to return to their
country to work towards developing pain services for those in need.


The training consists of:

6 week rotation in Cape Town, where the trainee
will be exposed to palliative care and acute & chronic pain management

6 week rotation in Johannesburg, where the
trainee will work in a University Chronic Pain Management Unit


The successful candidate will have to be registered as a
foreign trainee with the Health Professions Council of South Africa before
he/she is able to start the program.


Minimum Requirements:

Medical doctor registered with the regulatory
authority in their county of work

Specialty qualification in Anesthesiology,
Neurology, Internal Medicine or Psychiatry

Must be willing to relocate to South Africa for
a consecutive three month period


What the fellowship offers:

Return economy class airfare to South Africa

1 X economy domestic economy class airline
ticket between Johannesburg and Cape Town

Daily stipend of ZAR 100-00 for the three month
training period

Accommodation in doctors quarters (or
equivalent) for the duration of the fellowship


How to Apply:

Interested applicants must apply on the prescribed
application form (available on the WFSA, IASP and Pain SA websites) and submit
it together with the required documents to the Pain SA /IASP/WFSA African
Development Pain Training Fellowship program to [email protected], via fax to +27 11 482 2336  or by post to:

Pain SA Clinical Training Programme                                             

Postnet Suite 199                                                                                                  

Private Bag X2600,      

Houghton, 2041

South Africa


Short-listed applicants will be interviewed
telephonically before the selection committee makes its decision




Please contact  [email protected]
if you have any questions.

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