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Employer: Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI)
Located in: Nigeria, International
Degree Required: Bachelors
The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and-middle-income countries while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org
CHAI’s global malaria program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease. We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of malaria-related illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards malaria elimination in the long term.
Overview of Role
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a Health Information Associate and play a critical role to help governmental programs improve how they collect, analyze, and use data to accelerate efforts towards malaria elimination. S/he will work with CHAI staff to build in-country capacity at the CHAI and government levels on the application of information technology for data management, analysis, and use. This will include strategic and operational support on the creation, modification, and maintenance of potentially complex and diverse surveillance platforms; leading national training sessions related to the deployment of technology solutions; and helping staff use and troubleshoot health information technology solutions on an ongoing basis. S/he will also lead scoping activities and assessments on the need for new technologies and inform how they can strengthen activities to accelerate progress towards country malaria strategies.
The Associate will focus on East, Central, and West Africa, and work closely with other CHAI technical teams focused on surveillance and commodity access as well as external institutions, including technology companies, academic partners, the WHO, and government technical bodies working on malaria control and epidemiological surveillance. The Associate will also support countries in MesoAmerica and Hispaniola, Southern Africa, and Southeast Asia as needed, and lead cross-country work on developing resources, sharing lessons, and supporting the malaria analytics and surveillance team.
A successful candidate will need to possess strong communication, organizational, and management skills as well as be able to work independently to drive implementation and have deep personal commitment to producing results.
Across countries and projects, the Associate will have the following responsibilities:
Requirements Gathering and System Design
Technology Project Management
Scoping and Knowledge Management
Leadership and Interpersonal Skills
Posted on 12/20/2018
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