4 Fresher TB DSD Mentor NGO Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    TB DSD Mentor (4 Fresher Job

Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station: Kampala and Wakiso, Uganda

Reports to: TB DSD Program Coordinator

Vacancy Code: TBDSD-003


About US:

The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen
Health Systems in Africa with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through
Research and Capacity Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which
it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training,
Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab &
Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening


Job Summary: The TB DSD mentor will work collaboratively
with Facility TB Focal Persons and/orTB-HIV focal persons in the selected
health facilities to optimize implementation ofrecommended TB interventions at
facility and community levels. The TB DSD mentorwill oversee enrolment of
eligible TB patients or eligible contacts of index TBpatients on preferred
differentiated service delivery modalities towards achievementof UN high level
targets on TB case identification, treatment success and prevention.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

capacity of frontline health workers and TB DSD resource persons in TB
management and related documentation in HMIS tools

awareness on the implementation of TB DSD modalities and criteria for enrolment
into these models

mapping and enrolment of TB patients to preferred TB DSD modalities

activities of TB DSD Resource Persons at health facility level.

patients are monitored according to the national TB guidelines.

action planning for TB DSD related activities, monitoring and review of
performance to inform scale up.

initiation, monitoring and reporting of TB related quality improvement projects
at the supported facilities and facilitate related CQI learning sessions

in facility-level review of performance in TB service delivery to inform
decision making for improvements

weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and support reporting into HMIS

other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) TB DSD Mentor job must
hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine or Diploma in Nursing

training in standards of TB care

computer skills in Microsoft Office packages

communication and analytical skills

organizational skills

client confidentiality and exhibits high level of ethical conduct

in working with district health systems


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs,
including details of email address, present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address. Email your application and CV to


Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and
    does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the
    recruitment process.
  • Internal candidates who meet the
    required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least
    one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter,
    CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates are attached as one PDF
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject
    line of your email.
  • Please note that if you DO NOT indicate
    the vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be


The Senior Human Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda


Deadline:  5th March


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