Malaria in Pregnancy Advisor – Proposal

at URC - University Research Co.
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 28, 2021
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

University Research Co., LLC (URC)
URC is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

Project Overview:
University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is recruiting for the USAID/Uganda PMI Malaria Control Activity, in anticipation of the solicitation release.

Roles and Responsibilities:
The Malaria in Pregnancy Advisor is a member of the technical malaria team with specific responsibilities to strengthen service delivery to pregnant women at facility and community levels. As such S/he will work closely with Clinical Malaria Advisor, the ICCM Advisor, the QI Advisor as well as the SBC Advisor.

Qualifications
Master’s Degree in in Clinical Medicine, Public Health, Tropical Medicine, or other relevant field with specialty in maternal health.
6-8 years of professional experience working in development assistance projects in malaria prevention and treatment programs, ideally working closely with public and private health providers and district/regional health authorities
Familiarity with Presidential Malaria Initiative priorities and up to-date clinical guidelines for malaria diagnosis and treatment
Familiarity with use of quality improvement approaches and tools to improve health outcomes

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