Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
WHO is the specialized agency of the United Nations with objectives to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable. The WHO Indonesia Country Office directs and coordinates the authority for health by supporting the Indonesian Government in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of national health policies, strategies and plans, setting norms and standards, improving knowledge dissemination and management, monitoring country health situation and building sustainable institutional capacity.The objective of the Health Systems Strengthening Unit is to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health for further development and implementation of national policies and strategies for health systems strengthening (HSS) to accelerate universal health coverage (UHC) in Indonesia based on the primary health care (PHC) approach. In operationalizing this objective, a key aspect is working with both health programmes as well as health-related stakeholders in a multi-sectoral approach to HSS for UHC, especially other ministries and including development partners.The health workforce (HWF) is a key indicator for UHC in the SDGs: 3.c.1 Health worker density and distribution. Further, HRH is a priority for WHO in South-East Asia as incapsulated in the Regional Director's Flagship. Specific focus is being given to strengthening cadres and retention in areas that contribute to primary health care.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the supervision of Team Leader of Health System Strengthening, the incumbent will:
Use of Language Skills