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  • Posted: Feb 27, 2024
    Deadline: Mar 1, 2024
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    Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme Ltd/Gte (ECEWS) is a leading indigenous non-profit organization dedicated to improving access to qualitative healthcare, Education and Economic strengthening services in Nigeria. Our staff includes expert in health, Education, Social works, youth, Civil Society and research. Our LOCATE project; a CDC/PEPFAR HIV p...
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    Program Officer (Community Based Activities)

    Job Description

    • This position will support the Team Lead – Clinical Services in the management of malaria control and elimination activities through the provision of clinical services in the intervention states.
    • Support in the coordination of the clinical program activities.
    • Work with health care providers, local authorities, community members, and project team members to identify community-based service delivery issues that impede access to care and uptake of services.
    • Support in Identifying and implementing appropriate facility and community-based strategies to address service delivery gaps.
    • Support Community Service Organizations (CSOs) to establish and strengthen referral mechanisms and linkages between the communities and health facilities.
    • Support in implementing strategies that address the needs of children, especially those under five years of age, and pregnant women, with respect to malaria control and elimination.
    • Provide support to eligible beneficiaries to access appropriate differentiated models of care.
    • Collaborate with all local stakeholders and implementing partners; especially the State Ministry of Health, to ensure that all activities conform with the requirements and regulations.
    • Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to the control and elimination of malaria and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Recruitment Standard

    • MB.BS, MB.BCh or MD degree is required.
    • Master in Public Health (MPH) or similar post-graduate degree (in epidemiology, public health or related fields).will be an added advantage.
    • A minimum of 4 years of experience in a similar role.
    • Demonstrated experience in planning and management of malaria programming in developing countries, including Nigeria will be an added advantage.
    • Strong knowledge and experience in delivering or providing technical assistance for the diagnosis and management of uncomplicated and complicated/severe malaria and prevention including Intermittent Preventive Treatment to pregnant women (IPTp) in accordance with the most current national protocols and guidelines.
    • Familiarity with analytical tools and ability to translate theoretical concepts into practical approaches for operational work.
    • Strong communication skills (oral and written) in English.
    • Sound interpersonal communication, persuasive communication, and presentation skills.
    • Sound advocacy skills, problem-solving, and analytical ability.
    • Experience working in Enugu State will be an added advantage

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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