World Health Organization announces vacancy for NPO (Neglected Tropical Diseases) FULLTIME

World Health Organization

Closing date : 2017-09-07

Job Description :

    World Health Organization announces vacancy for NPO (Neglected Tropical Diseases)

    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

    Under the overall guidance of the WHO Representative and the direct supervision of the Medical Officer (CDS) and technical guidance from NTD RA SEARO and the Medical Officer from the Global Leishmaniasis Programme in Geneva, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:

    1- Work very closely with the NTD control unit within EDCD and WCO and assist in program planning, implementation, surveillance and M&E of Kala azar, LF, Leprosy and other NTDs elimination programme as needed. 

    2- To support the national NTD programmes to strengthen data management by implementing DHIS2 or similar platforms.

    3- Collect and Analyse data for KA, LF, leprosy and other NTDs from all sources (EWARS, HMIS, districts, outbreaks, and others) and assist EDCD and WHO in developing plans.

    4- Support in preparing monthly, quarterly and yearly updates and reports including developing and maintaining/updating of a Kala-azar and NTD dashboard.

    5- Undertake monitoring visits to programme and non-programme districts and provide support in recording & reporting, data management and surveillance etc.

    6- Support the national KA and other NTDs elimination programme in verifying new foci of KA, including support in outbreak investigation of KA and other NTDs as necessary.

    7- Monitor the logistics in relation to Kala-azar and other NTDs elimination programme, assisting the central, regional and district officials to develop and maintain a detailed inventory on drugs and other materials and equipment for regular monitoring and feedback to prevent critical ruptures.

    8- Perform any other task related to monitoring and review of the Kala azar and other NTDs elimination programme, assigned by WHO.

    9- Any other task as assigned by the supervisors.

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