Public Health Vacancies

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

The United States Embassy – Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Kenya has a vacancy for Public Health Specialist (HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment).

The Public Health Specialist supervises HIV/AIDS care and treatment work for GAP-Kenya and its implementing partners at selected service delivery and study sites in Kenya.

The PH Specialist will contribute to local, provincial and national levels regarding adult and pediatric care and treatment activities, curriculum development and trainings.

Responsibilities are in two broad areas: Implementing/supporting care and treatment activities, and working with implementing partners in Kenya.

Technical duties include leading efforts to ensure that care activities are based on the latest relevant science and that scientific knowledge is translated into program guidelines and practices for both opportunistic infection (OI) prophylaxis and ARV use.

General responsibilities of the position are to ensure that all activities contribute to the achievement of CDC and GAP-Kenya goals.

Medical qualification (MBchB, MBBS, or MD) is required.

1.Medical and Public Health- At least 3 yrs of specialist experience in the clinical management of HIV/AIDS is required, which must include experience with the use of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) and OI prophylaxis.

2.International Experience: At least 3 yrs of Medical and public health experience in developing countries is required.

Level IV (fluent) English ability and level IV (fluent) Kiswahili are required.

Must have technical knowledge of clinical medicine, epidemiology, and public health relevant to the African setting.

Must have strong computer skills and be able to produce high-quality written reports and effectively use spreadsheets, database software packages.

Must have demonstrated ability to guide, motivate and lead a large and technically and culturally diverse staff at assigned program sites in conducting complex programs: plan, coordinate and prioritize complex interventions in HIV/AIDS care and prevention.

Those fulfilling requirements of the position should submit their application together with a detailed CV, professional references and authored news release via mail.

Address: Human Resource Office, P.O BOX 606, 00621, Village Market, 00621 Nairobi, Kenya.

Address: Human Resource Office, P.O BOX 606, 00621, Village Market, 00621 Nairobi, Kenya.

The deadline for application is 3rd March.

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