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  • Posted: Mar 19, 2019
    Deadline: Mar 23, 2019
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  • Axios was formed by a group of health experts who shared the vision of an organization that could work effectively with clients and stakeholders across the public and private sectors to improve access to healthcare for patients in developing countries. In 1997, following the pioneering efforts of its founders in bringing together the public and private se...
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    Laboratory Consultant

    Location: Global
    Report to: Director of Program

    Job Summary

    • Axios Foundation in collaboration with Medical Access are seeking Potential Consultants in areas of Laboratory
    • The consultants shall provide strategic and technical support seeking to strengthen laboratory services in several developing countries globally.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Development and updating of national strategic plans for the implementation of WHO guidelines for laboratory testing, treatment and care.
    • Laboratory capacity assessment, development, monitoring and evaluation, and quality improvement in the integrated laboratory network
    • Mapping and utilization of epidemiological and health systems data to optimize laboratory service delivery Designing of appropriate laboratory information systems and linkage to DHIS2 Review and designing of integrated specimen transport networks
    • Projection modelling using epidemiological analysis and systems capacity data.
    • Improve quality of Viral Load testing and TB testing through stepwise improvements to achieve accreditation to international standards.
    • Improve Supply Chain Management for lab and essential health commodities
    • Optimizing laboratory equipment placements including utilization especially GeneXpert and/or EID/VL and drug susceptibility testing for TB using molecular methods

    Qualifications and Key Competencies

    • Master's degree or higher in Laboratory Services, Public Health, HIV/AIDS, Supply Chain Management or other relevant field
    • Language fluency in English and French is required.
    • Ability to work in Spanish, and Portuguese is an asset.
    • At least 10 years’ experience in low resource settings, in Africa in particular.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidate should submit their detailed CV to: axiosrecruit.ng@axiosfoundation.org

    Note

    • Axios Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity within the work place.
    • Axios does not in any way encourage or facilitate any form of canvassing far jobs, solicit for money or gifts from anyone that is applying for a job. Should anyone contact you for any money, facilitation or gift to procure a vacancy, they MUST be immediately reported to the relevant authorities.
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