GHC Career Jobs – Data Analysis Officer at UINCD

Organisation: Global
Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases
(UINCD)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Salary: Monthly Stipend
of 550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs
intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking
and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to
remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability
to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently
place fellows in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and
Zambia.
About UINCD:
The Uganda Initiative for
Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (UINCD) is a multi-sector
collaboration based in Kampala, Uganda focused on building capacity in the
realms of prevention, care, training, and research to enable the provision of
effective and integrated management of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The
core leadership team of UINCD is comprised of experienced leaders from academia
(Uganda and Yale University), Mulago National Referral Hospital administration,
and the Ministry of Health (MoH). Established in 2013, UINCD has been focused
on piloting programs and interventions at Mulago National Referral Hospital in
Kampala. UINCD has developed training curricula on NCDs for nurses and doctors
and recently completed a study addressing early screening and detection of NCDs
at Mulago’s outpatient center. UINCD’s next main project will be a nationwide
needs assessment of healthcare workers about NCDs. UINCD’s key objectives
include:
  • Assess
    existing healthcare workers’ training needs and to develop NCD management
    and patient education curricula that are targeted and relevant to
    different cadres of healthcare workers
  • Develop
    and test models of integrated NCD prevention and care
  • Leverage
    existing HIV infrastructure for the integration of NCD training and
    service delivery
  • UINCD
    places a great emphasis on studying the effectiveness of all its
    activities and disseminating its processes and findings.
Job Summary: The UINCD
Data Analysis Officer will be responsible for overseeing study data, managing
study databases, and developing the ways that UINCD manages information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Manage
    the database(s) for ongoing UINCD studies
  • Support
    in data analysis
  • Serve
    as the UINCD liaison with the company that is developing UINCD’s data
    collection instruments
  • Work
    in liaison with partner HIV-focused institutions to build capacity for
    NCD-related patient information in existing open-source medical record
    software
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    GHC fellow should have working knowledge and experience with electronic
    medical record systems or equivalent
  • Past
    experience with data management and analysis
  • Significant
    experience with computer programming/coding; or interest in learning these
    skills
  • Proficiency
    in Microsoft Excel and/or STATA; or interest in learning these skills
  • Excellent
    communication and documentation skills
  • Keen
    interest in global public health
  • Possess
    the ability to work in a team environment, but with self-sufficiency and
    self-motivation
Job Terms and Conditions:
Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of
$550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon
successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement
site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included,
including $600 in professional development funds. Housing will be arranged in
Kampala.
Note: The living stipend
and completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by
the placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be
placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should
express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 3rd February, 2015

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