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USAID’s Strengthening Systems for Better Health (SSBH) Activity is a 5-year project aimed at improving health outcomes in Nepal, particularly for the most marginalized and disadvantaged groups in the country. This will be accomplished through supporting the Government of Nepal’s efforts to expand access to and use of quality maternal, newborn and child health and family planning services, with a specific focus on newborn care. Strengthening Systems for Better Health was initiated in January 2018 and will achieve three outcomes:

(i) improving access to and utilization of equitable healthcare services,

(ii) improving the quality of health services at facility and community levels and

(iii) improving health system governance, within the context of decentralization and federalism.

The project is implemented in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, provincial and municipal governments, facility and community level health service providers and other key stakeholders. SSBH is implemented in all 79 municipalities of Karnali Province, and in all municipalities of Banke, Bardiya, Dang, Kapilvastu, Rupandehi and Nawalparasi West districts of Lumbini Province.

The Activity is seeking applications from qualified professionals for the position listed below.

1. Vaccination Program Support Specialist
SSBH is recruiting new team members to plan, manage and deliver technical and material support for the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
> Position No.: 2
> Location: Surkhet and Butwal
> Supervisor: Senior Technical Advisor – Health Emergency Response

Under the supervision of the Senior Technical Advisor for Health Emergency Response, the vaccination Program Support Specialist will be responsible for supporting provincial Ministries of Social Development, Provincial Health Logistics Management Center Health Directorate, and Provincial Health Emergency Operation Center to support sub-national governments in advancing capabilities for COVID-19 vaccine roll out including deployment, micro plans, and cold chain maintenance for greater participation of people in SSBH operational areas during COVID-19 vaccination program and safely storing and transportation of vaccines from the stores to the vaccine administration sites.

2. Health Emergency Disease Surveillance Officer
> SSBH is recruiting new team members to plan, manage and deliver technical and material support for the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
> No of positions: 1
> Reporting to: Senior Technical Advisor
> Location: Epidemiology and Disease Control Division, Kathmandu

Under the supervision of the Director of Epidemiology and Disease Control Division (EDCD) or his/her designate, the Information Systems and Reporting Officers will be responsible for supporting the EDCD team to support in national-level activities to improved surveillance of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases, contribute to develop guidelines and protocols put forth by EDCD, and provide on-site technical support on surveillance of diseases. He/she will also be mobilized to areas as assigned by the Activity and EDCD to support Health Offices, COVID-19 Crisis Management Centers at national level and district level and Municipalities with high case load to effectively implement case identification, contact tracing and tracking based on the national and provincial protocols and guidelines. The person will work at EDCD on regular basis and will periodically visit SSBH office. He/she might occasionally need to travel to assigned field locations (about 15% of time).


3. Information Systems and Reporting Officer
> SSBH is recruiting new team members to plan, manage and deliver technical and material support for the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
> Position No.: 1
> Location: Surkhet, Karnali Province
> Supervisor: Health Emergency Response Manager

Under the supervision of the Health Emergency Response Manager, the Information Systems and Reporting Officer will be responsible for supporting provincial Ministries of Social Development and Provincial Health Emergency Operation Centers to streamline and compile COVID-19 and vaccine related information and to prepare periodic reports.

Application Deadline: 5 May 2021

 

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