Project Officer (EMTCT & HTS) Jobs – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Job Title:       Project
Officer (EMTCT & HTS)
Organisation: Uganda
Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Regional
Project Manager
About US:
The Uganda Protestant Medical
Bureau (UPMB) was founded in 1957 as a registered faith based Non-Governmental
Organization under the Trustees Incorporation Act (CAP 165) as Registered
Trustees of the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau. UPMB brings together
Protestant Churches in Uganda involved in Provision of Health Services. It
serves as a link between Government and / or Development Partners and
UPMB-Member Institutions and provides support to its members through capacity
strengthening, coordination, lobbying and Advocacy, public relations and
translation of government policies.
Job Summary: The Project
Officer (EMTCT & HTS) will spearhead mentorship and supervise
implementation of activities in both technical aspects of PMTCT/EMTCT&HTS
services. The major role shall include coordinating trainings, providing
mentorship, supporting documentation and reporting related to HTS, MCH and

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Providing
    mentorship to front line health workers within the implementing facilities
    health facilities in delivery of elimination of mother to child
    transmission of HIV services (Option B+), Early Infant Diagnosis care and
    related EMTCT &HTS and Child health Care in the implementing
  • Support
    implementation and use of MoH guidelines in line and ensure compliance
    with MoH policies
  • S/he
    coordinates required trainings for the district staff in relation to
    implementation of EMTCT
  • Support
    professional continuous medical education sessions at the health
    facilities in line with EMTCT and related MCH areas
  • Facilitate
    continuous quality improvement activities to improve EMTCT within the district
    health facilities.
  • Participate
    in Quality Assurance and Quality improvement for services in
    project-supported facilities in the districts.
  • Ensure
    that all heath facilities make and submit required reports in time and
    also generate reports for the program reporting
  • Ensure
    the health workers obtain the updated and required tools to support care
  • Coordinate
    and support follow up of clients to improve retention in care for Option
    B+ patients and their exposed infants.
  • Support
    integration of maternal care within EID care points to support client
    centered care

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree in Humanities with very
    good experience in EMTCT and HTS services or
  • Diploma
    in Midwifery ECN or Nursing from a recognized education institution
  • Training
    in elimination of mother to child transmission Option B+
  • Three
    years of work experience in a busy clinical setting preferably in NGO
    health system setting
  • Knowledge
    and understanding of maternal and child health issues especially goal
    oriented ANC
  • Knowledge
    of good nursing procedures and practices
  • Good
    communication skills
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications with e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and two references
addressed to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda Protestant Medical
Plot 877, Balintuma Rd Mengo,
P.O. Box 4127 Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline: 29th April 2018
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