Organisation: Doctors with Africa CUAMM
Duty Station: Uganda
Doctors with Africa CUAMM was the first non-governmental organisation (NGO) in the field of healthcare to be officially recognised in Italy. Doctors with Africa Cuamm is the largest Italian body working to improve and safeguard the health of African populations.
About UNICEF CUAMM Project:
Doctors with Africa CUAMM is implementing a 3 year extension of a health system strengthening project “Responding to Chronic Emergency in Karamoja IV” with support from UNICEF. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the health system in service planning and implementation leading to increased access to health services especially maternal, neonatal, nutrition and EMTCT services and stronger district health systems.
Job Summary: The Project Support Officer / District Team Leader will offer support to the district health team and CUAMM team in planning, implementation, reporting, information management, support supervision, rollout of outreach services, VHT strengthening, training and teambuilding, clinical supervision with focus on the continuum of maternal and neonatal care. Main results include improved performance of the district in maternal, HIV, child survival and development indicators and overall district health sector performance.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The applicant should hold an MBChB/BScN or equivalent qualifications. MPH, MSc HSM, MSc International Health, Msc Epidemiology or Msc Health Services Research or related equivalent degrees will be an added advantage.
- The applicant should possess clinical experience in maternal care, PMTCT, HIV treatment and care, knowledge of the Uganda reproductive health policy and plan, and knowledge of the district and HSD health system.
- Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they will manage to work in difficult environments of scarcity and with minimum supervision.
- Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in computer usage (common office applications) and should demonstrate good understanding of HMIS, DHIS2 and SMS reporting.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their application letters and updated CVs to email@example.com with the subject - IMNCHAN Karamoja Application April 2016.”
Deadline: 25th April, 2016 by 5.00pm
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