Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
To assist countries in revitalizing primary health care and community-based care including referral support in relation to NCDs.- To support Member States in the development, strengthening and implementation of policies and strategies for management of chronic NCDs. - To provide technical support for operational research with the collaboration of the concerned technical units and department to generate evidence for effective and efficient interventions in the management of chronic NCDs.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the overall supervision of Director, Healthier Populations and Noncommunicable Diseases (HPN) and also under the guidance and support of the Coordinator, the incumbent will carry out the following duties:
Essential: Degree in Medicine with Masters Degree in Public Health or related health sciences from a recognized university.
Desirable: A doctoral degree in public health
Essential: At least 7 (seven) years of relevant experience, some of which should have been obtained in an international context in working in the field of public health in low-and middle-income country settings as well as at managerial level in the prevention and control of NCDs.
Desirable: Experience in primary health care services, public health management, sound knowledge in health research, and teaching/training of health personnel / providers.
Other skills (eg. IT): Proficient in MS Office Software applications, data analysis and technical presentations