MAIN ACTIVITIES:

  • Provide technical assistance to improve local capabilities in the fields of planning, organisation and monitoring of services.
  • Support the local authorities to improve the quality of the services provided in the peripheral facilities, also by carrying out supervision and training activities
  • Strengthen the health information system and cooperate in the process of improvement of the system of data collection and analysis.
  • Support the development or strengthening of the referral system, to improve the accessibility of peripheral health facilities and hospitals.
  • Promote activities at community level to raise awareness regarding key health issues and health services provided.
  • Ensure health promotion and education.
  • Ensure coordination, monitoring, correct implementation and management of Public Health projects carried out in the area.
  • Collaborate in any operational research and scientific documentation activities.
  • Act as a tutor of a resident doctor involved in our Junior Project Officer program (if required).

Requirements

  • Degree in Medicine or health field or other degree (if the other requirements are met).
  • Specialisation, Master or equivalent qualification in Public Health.
  • Good knowledge of English, French or Portuguese (depending on the country of destination).
  • Precedent experience in managing health cooperation projects or coordinating Public Health activities is an added value
  • Preferable previous experience – working or volunteering – in fragile or low income countries.
  • Ability of adapting skills and competencies to contexts with limited resources and capacity to effectively cooperate with the national staff.
  • Availability to stay in the field for 6-12 months.

If you are interested in working with us look at our vacancies or submit your application.

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