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Employer: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Located in: Panama City, International
Degree Required: Bachelors
The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org
CHAI’s global malaria program provides direct technical and operational support to countries around the globe to strengthen their malaria programs and reduce the burden of this preventable, treatable disease. We support governments to scale up effective interventions for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance, with the goals of sustainably reducing the number of malaria-related illnesses and deaths worldwide in the short-term and accelerating progress towards malaria elimination in the long term.
Overview of Role
CHAI is seeking a highly motivated individual to work as a Health Information Associate to play a critical role in helping governmental programs improve how they collect and analyze data to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their efforts to eliminate malaria. S/he will be responsible for working with an array of ministry of health and CHAI staff to build in-country capacity related to the use of information technology. This work will include creating, modifying, and maintaining potentially complex and diverse surveillance platforms; leading national training sessions in technology solutions; and helping staff use and troubleshoot health information systems on an ongoing basis. The Associate will focus on Mesoamerica and Hispaniola, and work closely with technology companies, academic partners, the PAHO/WHO, and government technical bodies working on epidemiological surveillance to ensure malaria programs in country have the tools required to monitor and evaluate progress towards elimination. The Associate will also support countries in Africa and Southeast Asia, and lead some cross-country work on developing resources, sharing lessons, and supporting the malaria analytics and surveillance team.
A successful candidate will need to possess strong communication, organizational, and management skills as well as be able to work independently to drive implementation and have deep personal commitment to producing results.
This position is based in Panama city, Panama and requires travel to high risk, remote regions with limited infrastructure and medical care.
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Posted on 01/03/2019
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