Ethiopian Public Health Institute Guinea worm disease eradication coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Public Health Institute Guinea worm disease eradication coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 199116

Category: Health Care, Environment and Natural Resource
Location: Gambela, Gambela
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Salary: 26,000.00

Job Description

Under the direct supervision and the technical support from the National Guinea worm team, regional guinea worm disease eradication coordinator will perform coordinate both human and animal surveillance, interventional (abating, copepod test, IEC/BCC) and capacity building activities.

The regional Guinea worm disease eradication coordinator deliver full dedicated support to an ongoing guinea worm eradication program activity in Gambella region

Roles and Responsibility:

  • Coordinate both animal and human surveillance of guinea worm on level I and II of Gambella region
  • Conduct active case search in all kebeles and villages and investigate all rumors within 24 hours of notification
  • Coordinate Mapping of potential water sources (ponds) which will facilitate Guinea Worm Disease (GWD) transmission in the community
  • Supervise abating of ponds by recommended chemicals to prevent exposure to GWD of the community
  • Monitor copepod (where the primary life cycle of Guinea worm begins) testing
  • Organize and give short term trainings to regions and other health workers
  • Monitor and awareness creation on Cash reward and community awareness
  • Sensitize health workers
    and integrate Guinea Worm Disease (GWD) active case search with another program
  • Improve the awareness of the community on GWD and cash reward through providing house to house health education and using medias and different promotional materials
  • Prepare technical field report
  • Provide training to health workers and increase rumor reporting from health facilities
  • Working under stress condition with additional extra time accordingly
  • Frequent field travel

    Employment Type: Contractual (One year with possibility of extension)

    Job Requirements


  • MPH in field epidemiology/ Environmental Health/General MPH with a minimum of Four (4) years’ experience
  • Knowledge of local language is Preferable .
  • Experience in public health emergency management (PHEM) or guinea worm disease eradication is a plus
  • Effective in communication, multi-tasking, organizational and prioritization skill
  • Ability to meet deadlines; work independently and cooperatively with team members

    How to Apply

    N.B. Interested applicants can register in person or send their cover letter and non-returnable up-to-date CVs original and copy of all your credentials document at the address given below within 5 working days from the first appearance of the announcement.

    Gambella Health Bureau Human Resource Management Office

    Gambella Health Bureau , Ethiopia

    Po.Box ,109


    Fax ,047510215. Tell, 0475510130

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