Fresher Coordinator, Diagnostic Networks Non-profit Career Jobs – Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)

Organisation: Clinton
Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Clinton Health Access
Initiative (CHAI) was founded by President William J. Clinton and Ira Magaziner
as a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health
systems in the developing world and expanding access to care and treatment for
HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. CHAI’s solution-oriented approach focuses
on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for
treatment; accelerating access to life-saving technologies; and helping
governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment
Job Summary: The
Coordinator Diagnostics and Technologies Systems will provide programmatic
support to Ministry of Health for implementation of health laboratory
diagnostics including HIV, TB, Hepatitis and other infectious diseases. The
position will work through Uganda National Health Laboratory Services (UNHLS),
AIDS Control Program (ACP) and other sister programs to ensure utilization of
laboratory information for better patient management and outcomes
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support
    Ministry of Health build capacity to perform technical evaluations to
    inform regulatory approvals
  • Conduct,
    assist with analysis and writing of evaluation reports of operational
    pilots to demonstrate the cost effectiveness and impact of new products on
    patient outcomes
  • Develop
    and share deployment models and strategies for how to maximize the impact
    of new diagnostics
  • Support
    Ministry of Health in the development of diagnostic policies, national
    implementation plans and the creation of operational systems to support
    the wide-scale implementation of new diagnostic products, such as
    training, quality assurance, and data management
  • Work
    closely with CHAI country teams, governments, and partners to identify
    funding for increased investment in new diagnostic products
  • Design
    and implement monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems to measure the
    impact of diagnostic services and assess progress against project goals
  • Support
    Ministry of Health to implement and effectively scale up access to
    critical molecular tests including Viral Load and Early Infant Diagnosis
  • Work
    with and provide technical assistance to the MOH programs to utilize
    diagnostic data across the board to bridge the laboratory-clinical
    interface gap towards improving patient outcomes
  • Support
    MOH (Uganda National Health Laboratory Services, AIDS Control Program,
    National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program and other program) assessment
    visits, trainings, supervision and mentoring at selected facilities and
    utilize data collected to determine access to and effectiveness of
    diagnostic services and identify any remaining bottlenecks to optimal
    service delivery
  • Contribute
    to program monitoring, evaluation and assessment of program impact
  • Actively
    participate in proposal development processes for funding for the CHAI
    Uganda HIV cluster, including budgeting and drafting of proposal
    components where requested.
  • Support
    and meet CHAI Uganda internal reporting requirements
  • Contribute
    to the development and design of CHAI’s HIV strategy in Uganda and globally
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) Coordinator,
    Diagnostic Networks job placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in business, statistics or equivalent
  • At
    least two years of professional experience
  • Experience
    in collecting, reviewing, analyzing and validating data
  • High
    level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint
    and Word
  • Basic
    analytical (qualitative and quantitative) and communication (written and
    verbal) skills
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join
the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to Apply Online by visiting Link below.
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