4 Fresher Home Visitor NGO Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)


Job Title:    Home Visitors (4 Fresher Job

Organization:  Infectious Diseases Research
Collaboration (IDRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

The Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization.
IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and
Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted
on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over
41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May
2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health
Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of


Job Summary:  The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration
(IDRC) with support from Malaria Action Plan for Districts (MAPD) seeks to hire
suitable candidates for the position of HOME VISITOR to conduct antimalarial
therapeutic efficacy studies. The successful candidate will be based at any one
of the following sites namely Arua, Busia and Kanungu district.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Locate the study participants if they fail to come for
scheduled appointments

Remind participants of their scheduled appointments

Verify the participant’s residence and report changes of
residence and/ or guardianship

status to senior study personnel

Read consent documents in local languages and interpreting
for the consenting clinicians and participants during the consent process if
and when necessary

Make follow ups and bring participants to the clinic when
they have missed a routine

visit or are found to be ill or in need of medical

Working to ensure participant adherence of the study
protocol procedures

May participate in counseling of participant and/ or
family member

Maintain the motorbikes/ in good working condition and
report any problems to the

Study Coordinator


Key Result Areas

Participants attend all scheduled appointments

Participants adequately followed up

Participant adhere to the study protocol procedures

Accurate and timely entry, tracking and recording of
information on all source documents

Adequate coverage of the study clinic


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities.

At least three years of work experience in a similar
setting and or performing a similar activity

Good communication, interpersonal skills and networking

Integrity and ability to develop a productive working
relationship with Community


Ability to operate in a fast and diverse environment

Ability to ride a motorbike with a valid riding permit

Knowledge of local languages spoken in the study areas is
a must (Arua, Busia, and

Kanungu districts)


How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications using this link on the IDRC website.


Click Here


Additional important comments:

of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for
consideration for the job opening.

cannot be amended following submission.



Deadline: 25th January 2021


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