Newborn and Child Health Advisor
Deadline of this Job:
19 November 2020
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa
Date Posted: Friday, November 13, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
At IntraHealth, we are a global team of creative, committed humanitarians on a mission. We are advocates, technologists, health workers, and communicators. Program officers, finance experts, and technical leaders. We are passionate and diverse. And we’re united in our belief that everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive. That’s why we work every day to improve the performance of health workers around the world and strengthen the systems in which they work.
For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work. Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we have built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective. Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.
The USAID Ingobyi Activity is a five-year cooperative agreement to improve the quality of reproductive, Maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH) and malaria services, in a sustainable manner with the goal of reducing neonatal, child, and maternal mortality in Rwanda. The Ingobyi Activity builds upon the tremendous gains Rwanda has made in the health sector as well as previous USAID investments in the health sector to provide a healthier, more productive future for all Rwandans. Ingobyi works to improve the availability, quality, and utilization of RMNCH and malaria services with resilience and sustainability. .
SUMMARY OF ROLE
IntraHealth International seeks to recruit a newborn and child health advisor who will provide technical and program support in newborn and child health services for the USAID-funded Ingobyi Activity. The newborn and child health advisor will be based in Kigali and will coordinate all newborn and child health activities along the continuum of care from facility to community in all supported districts. The position will report directly to the senior RMNCH specialist.
Job Skills: Not Specified
• A degree in medicine and master’s in public health will be required
• Candidates with masters in pediatrics will be preferred.
• Candidates must have a valid license issued by Rwanda National Council of Nurses and Midwives, Rwanda Allied Health Professions Council, or Rwanda Medical and Dental Council.
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
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