Data Jobs – Research Fellow: Health Economics and Policy Programme – Makerere University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

 

Job Title:    Research Fellow: Health Economics
and Policy Programme

Organization:  Makerere
University College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health (MakSPH)

Duty Station:  Makerere
University School of Public Health, Kasangati Office, Uganda

Reports to:
Study Principal Investigator

 

About US:

Makerere University
School of Public Health is one of the schools that comprise the Makerere
University College of Health Sciences, a constituent college of Makerere
University, Uganda’s oldest and largest public university.

 

Job Summary:  MakSPH in partnership with Uganda Ministry of
Health and Thanzi la Onse (Health of All) Programme led by the University of
York in the UK are engaged in a programme of multi-disciplinary research – the
intersection of health, economics and politics to inform decisions in
low-income settings on health care resource allocation. The programme aim to
support the policy decisions through research and training in Uganda, Malawi
and the broader East Central and Southern African (ECSA) region.  The programme aim is to adapt the resource
allocation research methods, tools and strategies, promote greater population
benefits and universal health coverage. 
In Uganda the health economics and policy programme (HEPP) unit will be
establish at MakSPH to implement partnership activities. The programme will be
co-led by MakSPH and MOH principal investigators (PIs).

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Work
closely with Partnership leaders (PIs) at MakSPH and MOH to coordinate the
activities in the Uganda programme for TLO.

·        
Engage
with the PIs, Department of Policy and Partnerships at MOH and Department of
Health Policy Planning and Management (HPPM) at MakSPH to implemented
identified programmes activities for HEPP.

·        
Work
with PIs to prepare for and oversee the implementation of research activities
such as protocols, securing authorization and collecting needed data and
preparing progress reports;

·        
Organize
short-courses/trainings include communications to beneficiaries and
facilitators.

·        
Participate
in teams to prepare approved scientific products including grant applications,
manuscripts, policy briefs and presentation material as appropriate.

·        
Participate
in teams at MakSPH to prepare teaching materials in health economics and such
other teaching obligations was will be assigned by the supervisor.

·        
Support
TLO partners on collaborative research activities such as economic modelling
for health benefit package, strategic purchasing for services, health
expenditures studies, etc.;

·        
Attend
MakSPH, MOH and TLO engagements as appropriate to enable coordination of work
and mutual adjustments to achieve timely outputs.

·        
Perform
other related duties as assigned by the supervisor

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in Health Economics, MPH with a track in
Health Economics or equivalent.

·        
At least
three years’ experience in health systems setting at national, district or NGO
level;

·        
Previous
experience in leading or coordinating health related research is added
advantage;

·        
Familiarity
with use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Stata/SPSS

·        
Knowledge
of Health Management Information System (HMIS/DHISII)

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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