Senior Technical Advisor Jobs at PATH International Uganda

Job Title: Senior Technical Advisor – Community DOTS

PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health through innovation. We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing and delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and devices to collaborative programs with communities. Through our work in more than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to achieve their full potential. PATH is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor for the USAID-funded National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program (NTLP). Specific responsibilities include:

Responsibilities

·         Work in close collaboration with USAID to support knowledge of, demand for, and utilization of TB services through more effective communication, education, and social mobilization.
·         Lead on civil society strengthening in ACSM, community-based/urban DOTS and MDR TB interventions and civil society linkages with NTLP.
·         Facilitate and support development of ACSM curriculum at organizational and national levels.
·         Provide linkages with the USAID funded programs to ensure improved TB Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM); increased understanding of TB; and increased demand for services.
·         To influence behavior change, coordinate design and implementation of formative research, assessments, surveys and operations research related to ACSM component of the project.
Experience
·         A Master’s Degree or higher in public health, medicine or equivalent related field with focus on communicable diseases, and health promotion, preferably on tuberculosis.
·         At least 7 years’ experience in public health in the fields of service delivery and community mobilization or advocacy, with at least three years working in TB and TB-HIV in Uganda.
How to Apply
If interested, please complete an application at
http://www.path.org/jobs/  or http://tiny.cc/TBPATH  and email a copy of your CV to bagasha@path.org

Deadline: Thursday 30th August 2012.

Note: This position is contingent on successful award of project funding. Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply.

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