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Program Officer Job in Kenya


ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities. 

This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

Applications are invited for the following position:

Title:
 Program Officer, TB/HIV

Location: Kisumu with frequent travel in ICAP-supported facilities in Nyanza

Overall Job Responsibility:

The Program Officer, TB/HIV will give direction and technical support to all TB/HIV activities in ICAP-supported facilities in Nyanza.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To provide, plan, direct and participate in formal training and mentorship at health facilities in TB/HIV co-management
  • To implement TB screening for PLWA at all ICAP-supported facilities in Nyanza
  • To implement Provider-initiated Testing and Counselling (PITC) of TB patients at ICAP-supported facilities in Nyanza
  • To strengthening referral linkages between TB Clinic and Comprehensive care clinics at ICAP-supported facilities in Nyanza
  • To provide on-going supervision of TB/HIV activities in Nyanza
  • To provide technical assistance for TB infection control at ICAP-supported facilities in Nyanza
  • To provide technical assistance on TB/HIV to ICAP officers and health care providers in Nyanza
  • To contribute to design, planning and implementation of research related to TB/HIV
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Medicine. A masters degree in Medicine or its equivalent will be an added advantage
  • Experience in public health preferably within TB control programs
  • Clinical experience including HIV management
  • Computer literacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work with a multidisciplinary team
All applications including a current CV (attachments bearing both your names and the job title), telephone number, referees current and expected salary should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP, icap.vacancies@gmail.com on or before 30th November 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

www.columbia-icap.org

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