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Centre for Health Solutions- Kenya (CHS) is a local indigenous Kenyan organization that utilizes local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns.

Pediatric Advisor:

0025/CHSIPAI2OI2 - (Nairobi Office)

Overall Job function

Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Pediatric Advisor will be responsible for providing technical support in the implementation of clinical care in pediatric HIV prevention, care and treatment activities in coordination with the Kenyan Ministries of Health and CHS staff especially in adolescent and pediatric HIV care including care for HIV exposed infants and pediatric TB.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:-

  • Providing technical support in development and implementation of work plans
  • Providing technical support in design and implementation of paediatric and adolescent HIV programs
  • Providing technical support to a team of implementing officers in CHS and to MOH staff including training and residential mentorship
  • Capacity building of clinical team on paediatric matters through CMEs, mentorship and dissemination of new knowledge
  • Liaising with Ministry of Health officials and other stakeholders in the implementation of the program in line with Ministry of Health guidelines and priorities
  • Take part in drafting CHS quarterly and annual reports and other written materials such as lessons learned, case studies and other materials as required
  • Development of job aids, tools and materials as needed including CMEs for use at facility level to support health care workers to provide paediatric HIV services
  • Assisting in program monitoring and evaluation and use of data to inform program planning and continuous improvement as well as research as needed

    Qualifications and Skills required

  • Masters degree in paediatrics and child health
  • MPH is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in development programs with significant TA experience in public health programs; HIV/AIDS program experience preferred
  • Working experience in donor funded public health program is an added advantage.
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.

    Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to vacancieschskenya.org clearly indicating the job title and Its reference number as the subject line

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