USAID Technical Advisor – TB/HIV Job Placement – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES)
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda

About US:
The Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end pediatric HIV/AIDS
through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs. We are a
global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 15
countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of
HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today, because of the
highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over the last 25
years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United States and
new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF Uganda Country
program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership with
various donors.

About USAID RHITES Project:
The Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) implements the USAID Regional Health
Integration to Enhance Health Services in the South West Uganda Project
(RHITES) whose aim is to increase the availability, accessibility and quality
of integrated health services including HIV and TB prevention, care and
treatment; maternal, neonatal and child health services; family planning;
nutrition assessment, counseling support; malaria prevention and treatment and
other primary carer services.

Job Summary: The Technical
Advisor – TB/HIV will provide technical support, monitor and evaluate delivery
of TB and TB/HIV collaborative and integration activities in accordance with
NTLP and national HIV/AIDS policies and standards.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Work closely with Ministry of Health and other
institutions involved in TB and HIV/AIDS care services
·        
Actively participates in the formulation, review and
recommendation of national guidelines/protocols and policies on TB, TB/HIV
service delivery
·        
The job holder also provides TB and TB/HIV technical
support and guidance to the district based officers district health teams and
the community based groups like CBOs etc.
·        
Actively participates in organizing regular
technical updates/review meetings for TB/HIV to the RHITES-SW project staff
·        
Provides continuous guidance and improvement of the quality
of the TB/HIV program by regular application of quality improvement and Site
Improvement and Monitoring Systems approaches.
·        
Develop and scale up change packages that addressing
the gaps and challenges in the TB program.
·        
Take part in the development of guidelines and
protocol for delivery of TB and TB/HIV services and recommends standards to be
used in the provision of clinical services to TWG (s).
·        
Participates in the STAR SW planning and budgeting
activities, especially in regard to TB/HIV services
·        
Recommends performance indicators for monitoring and
evaluating TB, TB/HIV services
·        
Prepares SOPs 
to be used by the medical personnel in planning  and institutionalizing clinical services.
·        
Recommends and disseminates up-to-date clinical
services delivery guidelines and protocols for TB and TB/HIV services
·        
Actively monitors and evaluates the delivery of TB,
TB/HIV services, and recommends necessary follow-up actions.
·        
Recommends/Identifies training needs on TB and
TB/HIV in the supported districts
·        
Provides on-the-job training and updating of skills
of STAR SW and District Staffs
·        
Prepares periodic reports on TB, TB/HIV activities
in the region, Reports on Clinical services





Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Medical
Degree and/or Master’s in Public Health
·        
Possession of a Post graduate training in Internal
Medicine, Pediatrics, or Public Health
·        
At least five years’ experience in area of TB/HIV
program planning and implementation
·        
Training in TB/HIV Management
·        
Training of trainer skills
·        
Broad HIV/AIDS knowledge
·        
Good knowledge of the district health system.
·        
Working knowledge of National HIV/AIDS policies

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to this address;
The Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 20th October 2017
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