Malaria Specialist (Pending Donor Approval)

Contract: Part time (expected duration of programme, 5 years with anticipated start date early 2017)
Location: Nigeria
D
eadline for Applications: 20th January 2017

HPI anticipates the release of a programme in Nigeria, which will aim to improve the planning, financing and delivery of sustainable and replicable pro-poor services for malaria in supported Nigerian states. The project will produce the following outputs: strengthened government stewardship at national level and in supported states, increased  and sustainable availability of antimalarial commodities, such as insecticide treated bed nets, malaria testing kits and malaria drugs, more efficient and equitable malaria prevention and treatment services, better engaged citizens and institutions in the country’s malaria response through awareness and social behaviour change, and an evidence based learning environment.

Description of Role

The Malaria Specialist will provide overall technical leadership to support quality malaria interventions, especially in diagnosis, case management and prevention of malaria in general. Areas of focus include acute severe malaria, seasonal malaria chemoprophylaxis and ICCM. Skills also needed in lab diagnosis and QA. S/he must develop training plans to ensure training and skills transfer to the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), and collaborate with and build capacity of the Ministries of Health (Federal, State, Local Government level) and other development partners.

Please send your cover letter and tailored CV (no more than 2 pages), highlighting salary expectations in GBP, to bdrecruitment@healthpartners-int.co.uk

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