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STOP: How to Apply for STOP Teams

Recruitment for the STOP 50 Team (with deployment beginning July 2017) will be open 1-31 December 2016. Applications submitted before or after the open application period will not be considered. STOP 50 Training will be held in Atlanta, Georgia.

STOP Training and Assignments Calendar for 2017

STOP 49 – Kampala, Uganda

Field Epidemiology training dates: January 9-20, 2017
Measles/Rubella training dates: January 23-27, 2017
Data Manager training dates: January 23-27, 2017
Communication training dates: January 23-26, 2017

Assignment dates: February 1-June 15, 2017

STOP 50 – Atlanta, GA

Field Epidemiology training dates: June 5-16, 2017
Measles/Rubella training dates: June 19-23, 2017
Immunization and Surveillance Data Specialist training dates: June 19-23, 2017
Communication training dates: June 19-22, 2017

Assignment dates: July 10-December 20, 2017

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Steps to Apply

If you wish to be considered by the STOP Program, please follow the instructions below:

For STOP Alumni

  1. Please read the instructions for your application process here.

For First-time STOP Applicants

  1. Before applying, please read the applicant instructions here.
  2. Please send the following information to the email address
    1. A completed STOP application form
    2. An updated English CV in the WHO format (which can be seen in the following documents)
  •  * A completed application and detailed CV are MANDATORY for your application to the STOP Program. If we do not receive both items, your application will not be processed.

    * Candidates must already possess a passport prior to applying for the STOP Program.

    * You must provide 5 professional references, 3 of which must be current or past supervisors. Please contact your references in advance to verify their correct email address. If we do not receive responses from your references, you will not be eligible for acceptance to the team.

    * If you are unable to open or access the application files, please ask for assistance via email to


    Application Timeline 

    1. Applicant CVs and applications will be reviewed by STOP Program staff in Atlanta
    2. Qualified candidates will be contacted by STOP Program staff for a phone interview
    3. Candidates who pass the interview phase will be nominated to be matched with an open position in a STOP country of assignment
    4. Selected applicant CVs and applications will be sent to the countries, regions and partners for review and final approval
    5. Candidates that are successfully matched to a country of assignment are invited to participate in STOP training


    * Please note that acceptance to the STOP Program does not guarantee deployment to the field on a STOP assignment

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  • Page last updated: November 28, 2016
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