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STOP: How to Apply for STOP Teams

Recruitment for the STOP 52 Team (with deployment beginning July 2018) will be open 1-31 December 2017. Applications submitted before or after the open application period will not be considered.

STOP Training and Assignments Calendar for 2018

STOP 51 – Kampala, Uganda

Field Epidemiology training dates: January 8-19, 2018
Communication training dates: January 22-25, 2018
Data Management training dates: January 22-26, 2018
Assignment dates: February 1 – June 15, 2018

STOP 52 – Kampala, Uganda

Field Epidemiology training dates: June 4-15, 2018
Communication training dates: June 18-21, 2018
Immunization and Surveillance Data Specialist training dates: June 18-22, 2018
Data Management/Immunization and Surveillance Data Specialist training dates: June 18-22, 2018
Assignment dates: July 9 – December 20, 2018

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Steps to Apply

If you wish to be considered by the STOP Program, please follow the instructions below. Be sure to Download FREE Acrobat Reader DC to fill out PDF:

For STOP Alumni

  1. Please read the instructions for your application process here PDF [38 KB].
  2. Please send the following information to the email address
    1. An Alumni Stop Application

For First-time STOP Applicants

  1. Before applying, please read the applicant instructions here PDF [42 KB].
  2. Please send the following information to the email address
    1. A completed STOP application form (EN or FR)
    2. An updated English CV in the WHO format (below)
  •  * 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 (valid until June 2019).* If you are unable to open or access the application files, please email

    STOP Recruitment Steps 

  • Applications are submitted by candidates
  • Candidates application documents are reviewed by STOP Program staff in Atlanta
  • Qualified candidates are contacted by STOP Program staff for a phone interview
  • Candidates who pass the interview phase are nominated to be matched with an open position in a STOP country of assignment
  • Application documents of nominated candidates are sent to the deployment countries, regions and partners for review and final approval
  • Candidates that are successfully matched to a country of assignment are invited to participate in STOP training

    * Updates on the status of your applications will not be given until the end of STOP 52 recruitment in May 2018. Please do not continue to email with updates or queries after the application cycle has closed on 31 December 2017, as your emails will be discarded.

* Please note that acceptance to the STOP Program DOES NOT guarantee deployment to the field on a STOP assignment

  • Page last reviewed: April 20, 2017
  • Page last updated: April 20, 2017
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