Jobs at Ministry of Health in Uganda - Program Officer TB/HIV


Job Title:            Program Officer-TB/HIV (NTLP
Reports to:       senior medical officer TB care services 
Job purpose:    to coordinate development and implementation of polices and strategies for collaborative TB and HIV control activities
Key functions:
•    Supporting the program to coordinate TB/HIV services within the program, among partners and districts
•    Building the capacity of health workers to provide timely TB screening, diagnosing and treatment initiation and referral
•    Ensuring that TB/HIV services (from the TB entry point are appropriatory planned for, implemented and supervised
•    Ensuring that HIV variables are fully integrated in TB data collection tools and M$E system
•    Dating, dissemination and supporting implementation of the strategy for a phased conversion of TB clinic into core TB/HIV clinics to improve access to HIV care including ART by TB co-infected patients
•    Participating in the revision of TB/HIV, TB guidelines, sops, planning and strategies and update of training materials participating in capacity building and mentorship activities in TB and HIV care
Qualifications:
•    Must possess a MBChB degree or the equivalent from a recognized university
•    Must possess a masters degree in medicine or pediatrics, public health or Epidemiology
•    Possession of a post graduate qualification in management, project planning and management or the equivalent would be an added advantage
Experience:
•    Should have at least three years working experience in managing HIV or TB programme at national level or regional level
Competences:
•    Well versed with current national and global HIV and AIDS and TB control policies and practices
•    Analytical skills and ability to interpret data for the better performance of the program
•    Demonstrated team work, communication and writing skills


How to Apply:
Applications are invited for suitably qualified applicants for the above post in the Ministry of Health. Applications should be made in triplicate on Public Service Form 3 (PSF 3) (Revised 2008). The application forms can be downloaded from the public service Commission website.
Application Requirements:
All applications should bear the title and number of the post being applied for. Please include your telephone contact and email address on the application. Applicants should attach the following on each of the three application forms;
•    Recent pass-port size photograph
•    Detailed CV
•    Photocopies of Academic certificates and transcripts
•    Photocopies of professional registration certificates and valid practicing certificates and where applicable
•    Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers
•    A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position
All applications should be Hand Delivered between 8am to 5pm Monday to
Plot 20B Kawalya Kaggwa Close, Kololo
Tel: +256 414 347/ +256 312 266 194

Deadline: 02-09-2013



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