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7 Fresher Nursing Officer/Midwife Job Positions - Medical Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit


Job Title:    Nursing Officer/Midwives (7 Fresher Positions)

Organization:  Medical Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

Duty Station:  Entebbe and Kawempe, Uganda

Position Code: NOCOVID -1020

Reports to: Study Coordinator


About US:

The Medical Research Council (MRC UK) is an internationally recognisedcentre of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts.


Job Summary:  The Nursing Officer/Midwife will consent study participants, give health education talks, conduct interviews and collect data and to obtain study specimens from participants recruited in the study. To refer participants found sick during the study to appropriate health facilities for care.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Administer the information sheet and obtain informed consent from study participants;

·        Collect data through conducting interviews with study participants;

·        Conduct measurements as indicated in the study protocol;

·        Collect nasal and throat swabs from study participants;

·        Perform phlebotomy and obtain venous blood as per study protocol;

·        Perform rapid HIV tests, rapid malaria tests and haemoglobin in the field;

·        Referral of study participants found ill during the field work;

·        Document and label study samples collected from study participants in the field;

·        Ensure that samples collected in the field are transported in time to the MRC laboratory;

·        Provide health education and awareness to study participants and communities;

·        Provide basic medical care to study participants;

·        Make regular requisitions for supplies and PPE from the store;

·        Transfer data collected from the field and synchronise the data on the server;

·        Attend and give presentations in CMEs;

·        Ensure proper documentation and adherence to the study protocol; and,

·        Perform any other duty assigned by the PI or the study coordinator.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Diploma in nursing & midwifery;

·        Bachelor’s degree in nursing & midwifery from a recognised institution is an added

·        advantage;

·        At least 2 years’ experience in clinical practice preferably in a medical research setting;

·        Experience in midwifery;

·        Experience in neonatal management preferably in a medical research setting is an added advantage;

·        Previous experience of implementing research study protocols;

·        Understanding of ICH/GCP for human research;

·        Certification in ICH/GCP for human research is an added advantage; and,

·        Should be registered Nursing Officers with current licensure of the Uganda Nurses and

·        Midwives Council


How to Apply:

Follow the link below to fill a form and submit your application documentation:


Click Here


Filling the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.


The applications should be addressed to:

The Head of Human Resources,

MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit,

P.O. Box, 49,

Entebbe, Uganda.


Deadline: 5th November 2020


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HIV Prevention Coordinator Non-profit Jobs - Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)


Job Title:    HIV Prevention Coordinator

Organization:  Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for profit Company under Makerere University. MJAP works to build partnerships and strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB, Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and other diseases of public health importance in Africa. MJAP is implementing a sub-award grant from Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), for accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control in Kampala region; with funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).


Job Summary:  The HIV Prevention Coordinator will provide technical guidance to MJAP and supported health facilities in providing quality prevention services including; HIV Testing Services (HTS) and linkage to care, Gender Based Violence (GBV) prevention and treatment, and Pre-Exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Provide technical assistance and guidance to health workers at supported health sites to offer targeted HIV Counseling and testing services in line with the National HIV testing and counseling (HTC) guidelines

·        Work with MJAP supported sites to develop (HTC) work plans with targets that are realistic and measurable.

·        Support the health facilities to implement high yielding HTS models including index client testing (assisted partner notification, social network strategy and testing biological children) and confidential HIV self-testing.

·        Support initiation of individuals at substantial risk of acquiring HIV on PrEP and ensure their retention in the PrEP program at the implementing sites

·        Provide technical assistance to health workers in supported health facilities to screen, identify and provide post violence care to GBV survivors.

·        Jointly with the Community linkage team maintain a well-coordinated mechanism for linkage and referral services.

·        Coach and mentor health workers and other stakeholders in the integration of KP and PP friendly HIV prevention services in routine HIV care and treatment programs.

·        Support Health care providers to routinely review performance data and initiate quality improvement projects for poorly performing indicators.

·        Work with the M&E team to document HTS, GBV, PrEP and KP/PP data to ensure accurate, timely and complete data reporting in the appropriate tools and registers as guided by MOH and/or PEPFAR.

·        Ensure compliance with PEPFAR program priorities and guidelines; as well as MOH guidelines and strategies on all aspects of HIV prevention interventions implementation.

·        Participate in SIMS activities, technical visits or prevention activities conducted by MJAP, MoH, the funder or as advised by the Supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in public health, nursing, social sciences or other relevant field.

·        Diploma in HIV Counseling is added advantage

·        Five years’ working experience of implementing HIV prevention programs, in a donor funded project.

·        Good report writing skills

·        Strong interpersonal, facilitation and team building skills, and ability to work with diverse teams and communities.

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to interact with and facilitate KP&PP.

·        Demonstrated knowledge on HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment programs, adherence approaches and psychosocial support programs.

·        Proficient in Counseling models and communication skills


How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates should apply via the email below and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents to: addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP), Kampala. Uganda. Please note that only online applications will be accepted.


NB: Please ensure that your attachments do not exceed 5 MB. We do appreciate your interest to work with MJAP. However, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the submission deadline


Deadline: 10th November, 2020 by 5:00pm


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Fresher Psychiatric Clinical Officer Job Vacancies - Kagando Hospital


Job Title:    Psychiatric Clinical Officer

Organization:  Kagando Hospital

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Kagando Hospital was founded in 1965, in buildings which had previously housed a Government Leprosy settlement as a District General Hospital by Africa Inland Mission, under Dr Carl Becker, who had himself been forced out of Eastern DR Congo by the Simba rebellion of 1964. Today the Hospital has an up to 300-bed capacity, a School of Nursing and Midwifery (700+ students), a Primary school and Nursery school (350+ pupils), a Mothers Care Home, a Microfinance Project, Christian Nurture/Church Ministry; a Farm, and Community Outreach projects for Palliative Care, Mental Health Outreach, HIV support, Maternal Child Health clinics and training, There is also a Community Water supply programme, as well as Sanitation, Agriculture, Nutrition, Entrepreneurship, and Women’s Health Programmes.  It is a Church of Uganda Founded Private not for profit making Institution.


Job Summary:  The Psychiatric Clinical Officer will diagnose, treat and manage patients with mental illness.  


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

        The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Clinical Psychiatric from a recognised institution.

        Must be fully registered with the professional regulatory Body of the country of origin and Uganda Allied Health Professionals Council.

        Must be a practicing Christian (if married, attach a copy of marriage certificate)


How to Apply:

Interested and qualified persons should submit their applications attached with a CV, copies of academic certificates and testimonials indicating two (2) referees and reliable telephone contacts;

Addressed to;

The Human Resource Manager


Private Bag Kasese. Uganda

OR email addresses:, or,


Deadline: 4th November, 2020 by 4:00PM.


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Medical Doctor Jobs - Tindwa Medical and Health Services (TMHS)


Job Title:    Medical Doctor

Organization:  Tindwa Medical and Health Services (TMHS)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: HOD Health and Safety


About US:

Tindwa Medical and Health Services (TMHS) is the professionally leading, experienced Company and we have widest local coverage. Licensed to run medical and health services. We provide the following Services as it may be vital to you, and respond quickly to attend and Serve you. We provide Ambulances Services for all kind of Emergency Medical Support/ Rescue and for various events for 24/7 hrs by using full equipped Ambulances and Air Charters/Helicopters facilitated by qualified and experienced medical personnel and paramedics. Ambulance Services. (Air and surface medical evacuation, first aid training, occupational health, general consultancy, general waste disposal/management, home based care)


Job Summary:  The Medical Doctor will work in the EMS division. Emergency medical services (EMS) is a large portion of the operational responsibility.  Work involves stressful situations dealing with emergency situations such as heart attacks, cardiac arrests, overdoses, strokes, trouble breathing, paediatric emergencies, falls, car crashes, assaults and emotionally ill patients. This position may involve medical responses on a transport unit (ambulance) or on a remote setting/site.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, patients, families, hospital staff, outside professional agencies, co-workers and supervisory personnel, whether volunteer or paid, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.

·        May be exposed to stressful situations, such as death, dismemberment, paediatric death, total devastation and loss.

·        May be required to hold over to cover emergencies and work overtime without advanced notice.

·        Frequent sitting, standing and walking, which may be required for prolonged periods of time and may involve climbing stairs and walking up inclines or uneven terrain.  Must be physically fit to perform job functions adequately as dictated by occupational health.

·        Be able to hear and understand at normal range levels.

·        May be required to use vehicles in the performance of duties.  Vehicles are to include but not limited to: cars, trucks, and ambulances.

·        Engage in direct clinical practice as the principal component of his/her professional responsibility within the Department.

·        Provide medical assessment, diagnostic determination, and clinical management necessary to ensure appropriate clinical disposition of Emergency Department patients.

·        Accurate and timely completion of all clinical and professional records and documentation to assure compliance with local, state, and federal regulatory, license, and accreditation requirements.

·        Communicate with consulting providers as necessary to facilitate necessary ongoing care and treatment of patients.

·        Work to create a positive work culture within department and cross-departmental teams.

·        Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold an MD with at least 2 years of experience post internship and BLS, ACLS training.

·        At least two years’ experience working in emergency department in well recognized facility.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants are required to submit a cover letter with current CV for consideration to and copy

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Online Platforms Manager Job Placement - Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs


Job Title:    Online Platforms Manager

Organization:  Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs:

Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is a leader in strategic communication and research that facilitates access to information and exchange of knowledge to improve health. CCP has more than 60 projects that employ staff in more than 40 countries around the world. CCP has unparalleled experience as a global center for Social and Behavioral Change (SBC) excellence. Through its projects, CCP harnesses the power of social and behavior change communication to encourage the adoption of healthy behaviors through their projects implemented worldwide.


Job Summary:  The Online Platforms Manager will be the main point person responsible for overseeing the management, strategic growth, and member engagement of the Springboard and The Compass digital platforms.


Springboard is a virtual platform for building, strengthening and maintaining the global community of Social and Behavior Change (SBC) practitioners. The Compass is a curated collection of SBC resources offering the highest quality “how-to” tools and packages of materials from SBC projects.


The Online Platforms Manager will lead strategic thinking and development for the Springboard and The Compass platforms, in line with the objectives of the Breakthrough ACTION project. This involves ensuring program implementation and success across the Springboard and The Compass initiatives, supporting increased engagement through information exchange and conversations on Springboard, and ensuring SBC professionals’ resource needs are met through The Compass’ collections and materials.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Strategic development and guidance of Springboard and The Compass:

·        Generate and envision new strategic direction and goals for Springboard and The Compass, revising and implementing a strategy that incorporates sustainability planning.

·        Develop annual workplans that establish activities that will lead to achievement of the platforms’ strategy.

·        Work with SBCC Summit planning team to promote integration of Springboard into the event.

·        Work with country team leads to integrate Springboard and The Compass into country strategies and annual workplans.

·        Contribute to design and implementation of plans to obtain user feedback, audience insights and to measure the impact of the platforms.

·        Identify fund-raising and growth opportunities for Springboard and The Compass to support financial sustainability.

Supporting day-to-day engagement in Springboard:

·        Oversee and support community managers in facilitating meaningful member engagement through virtual dialogue and exchange.

·        Provide support to potential contributors globally to support engagement on Springboard.

·        Promote and support staff to maintain a presence on Springboard and share their key activities, ideas and approaches on the site.

·        Collaborate with staff, Springboard members, and topical experts to identify interesting SBC-related technical updates.

·        Identify opportunities to grow participation in Springboard.

Supporting collection of materials and maintenance of The Compass:

·        Provide technical assistance and review products, including country pages, Trending Topics, and blogs.

·        Oversee maintenance, including upgrades, security updates, and broken links reviews.

·        Ensure content is strategic and linked with user needs.

Program Management

·        Manage production of annual workplans and budgets, semi-annual and annual reports.

·        Approve and manage overall editorial calendar for both platforms.

·        Track performance based on project monitoring plan and platforms strategy.

·        Initiate, track and monitor procurements, contracts, work plans and other administrative and programmatic documents.

·        Use tools, processes, best-practices and colleague review to ensure all products and documents are of the highest quality possible.

·        Demonstrate high level of technical communication, including writing reports, creating and giving presentations, and facilitating trainings or group discussions.

·        Liaise with internal and external partners.

·        Collaborate with the Communications Team on producing content (case studies, blogs, reports, etc.) to highlight Springboard and The Compass successes and lessons learned.

·        Approve design of new technical features and upgrades to platforms.

·        Support platform maintenance.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        At least five years of related experience required. Masters degree (M.A., MHS, MPH) preferred. Additional relevant experience and/or training may substitute for some education.

·        Experience in community management and engagement.

·        Leadership and management expertise.

·        Experience in content management systems preferred.

·        International experience preferred.

·        Foreign language abilities preferred.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates based in low and middle income countries are encouraged to apply and are preferred and send a Cover Letter and CV to


Deadline: 15th November 2020


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