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 Health Extension Program MDGs in Ethiopia Millennium Villages Malaria Quick Impact

 

Currently Available Positions

Junior Malaria Program Officer

Deadline for Applications: 24 December 2007

Duty Station: Addis Ababa

Term of employment: 1 year with a possibility of extension

Salary: Negotiable

The Center for National Health Development in Ethiopia (CNHDE) is an international NGO under the Earth Institute at Columbia University closely working with the Ministry of Health of on various health issues that include the health extension program, malaria and other neglected tropical infections. It also provides technical support to the Millennium Villages Project and coordinates the quick impact initiative for malaria.

The Center for National Health Development in Ethiopia invites a qualified professional to follow up implementation and reporting malaria and other neglected tropical diseases activities in the millennium village’s project sites.

 
Main responsibility
   
In communication with the health coordinators, compile data on current malaria situation and control activities in the millennium village project sites
   
Ensure that guidelines on case management, use of anti-malaria medicines at health facility and community levels, drug distribution system, use of diagnostics such as clinical, microscopic and RDTs, fever algorithm for management of clinical malaria, role of community health workers in drug distribution and treatment, and IPT are in place and properly utilized
   
Follow up that all patient registration and reporting formats are in place at the community and health facility levels
   
Report to the health coordinator of the project and the head of the health center
   
Make sure data on monthly malaria related morbidity and mortality is collected, compiled and sent to Addis Ababa
   
Consolidate malaria and NTD reports from MVs and send consolidated reports to New York
   
Determine the material and financial needs for malaria and NTD diagnosis, treatment, and prevention in the MVs
   
Ensure the MVs have all the materials and finance for malaria and NTD prevention, data collection and reporting according to plan
   
Ensure that vital registration of birth and death system is in place and working properly
   
Perform all other duties given by immediate supervisor
 
Requirements
MSc or equivalent in public health related fields
 
Other requirements
   
At least 5 years of work experience
   
Good knowledge in data storage and analysis
   
Proficiency in Microsoft office programs
   
Excellent spoken and written English
   
Experience in malaria prevention and control
   
   
How to Apply
 

Interested applicants can send application, CV and copies of supporting documents to the following address:

 

Center for National Health Development in Ethiopia
P.O. Box: 664 Code 1250,
Tel: +251-11-6189818/97, +251-11-6631050/1, Fax: +251-11-6189896,
Address: Haya Hulet Area, in front of Bole Sub-city Administration,
Addis Ababa.
Or submit in person, to our office located at Haya Hulet near Awraris Hotel; in front the previous office for Bole Sub City Administration.

 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

 
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