Lusoga Translator for Trachoma prevention flipchart – Johns Hopkins University/Center for Communication Programs (CCP)




Organisation: Johns Hopkins University/Center for Communication
Programs (CCP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The
Johns Hopkins University/Center for Communication Programs (CCP) is a pioneer
in the field of strategic, research based communication for behavior change and
health promotion that has helped transform the theory and practice of public
health.
About Trachoma Project:
CCP
is working with the Carter Center and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
partners on the Trust Trachoma Project to revise content and illustrations on
existing VHT cards. The VHT cards will be reorganized into flip chart format
which will be used to facilitate community education activities promoting
Trachoma prevention and hand washing by WASH partners in Busoga and Karamoja
regions of Uganda. Illustrations will be adapted to the social context of the
target communities in Busoga and Karamoja.
Job Summary: The Lusoga Translator for Trachoma prevention
flipchart will support the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
(CCP)Trachoma prevention flipchart from English to Lusoga.  The translation of the flip chart is intended
to support community education agents to communicate easily with community
members in Busoga region on trachoma prevention behaviors and practices. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Review and translate content of the flip
    chart into Lusoga.
  • Submit translated content to CCP for review.
  • Make revisions to the translations to
    incorporate CCP comments.
  • Re-submit revised translated content (soft
    copies) to CCP.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • A minimum of three years’ experience
    translating community education or related materials from English to
    Lusoga.
  • Ability to read and write Lusoga is a key
    requirement. 
  • Previous experience in development of health
    communication materials for communities in Uganda an added advantage.
Remuneration: CCP will pay a daily rate commensurate with past
income history.  The duration of the task
will not exceed 14 days.  All other
expenses associated with the scope of work will be the responsibility of the
consultant. This assignment will take place between March 2016 and April 10th
2016.
How to Apply:  
All
suitably qualified and interested applicants should send a cover letter, updated
CV and an electronic sample of a health communication materials they have
translated to Lusoga.  
The
electronic sample should be supplied in PDF format.  If it is very large, please share via a
Dropbox link.  Applications should be submitted
to HR@jhuccpug.org
Deadline: 18th March, 2016 by 5:00 pm.

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