Case Management & Malaria in Pregnancy Advisor (1 post) - TMSA
The Advisor will provide technical assistance to strengthen case management and malaria in pregnancy prevention.
Ifakara Health Institute seeks a Case Management and Malaria in Pregnancy (CM & MiP) Advisor to join the PMI | Tanzania Malaria Surveillance Activity (TMSA) team. The Advisor will be responsible for providing technical assistance to strengthen case management and malaria in pregnancy prevention by supporting the implementation of Malaria Service and Data Quality Improvement (MSDQI) to improve malaria services in both public and private health facilities.
The PMI | Tanzania Malaria Surveillance Activity is a five-year program (August 2022 – August 2027) implemented by Ifakara Health Institute, which supports the Government of Tanzania (GOT) in reducing malaria burden and in moving towards malaria elimination. The Activity is made possible by the support of the American people through the US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
The PMI | TMSA works with the GOT to reduce malaria burden and move towards the long-term goal of malaria elimination―while achieving USAID’s strategy to support institutional growth and capacity development for local institutions. The PMI | TMSA will address the urgent healthcare needs of malaria at-risk populations, especially vulnerable pregnant women and children under five, and support Tanzania partners to grow and execute malaria programs sustainably and successfully.
The PMI | TMSA project will primarily work to support both facility- and community-based malaria activities in all districts of Katavi region, as well as making contribution to the national malaria priorities through the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP).
Qualifications and Experience
Degree in Medicine with a Master degree in Public Health / Epidemiology or related fields. Applicants must hage strong clinical experience in Malaria case management and Antenatal care including malaria in pregnancy (MiP). They should have at least 5 years of professional experience in public and/or development health programs.
More Info & How to Apply
Apply by 23:59hrs on Thursday, September 15th 2022. For more details and how to apply, read the job annnouncement: Case Management & Malaria in Pregnancy Advisor - TMSA