Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa Health Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa Health Assistant Jobs in Nigeria

Health Initiatives for Safety and Stability in Africa (HIFASS), is a non-profit organization registered in 2007 in Nigeria with a core objective of expanding quality health care and treatment in Africa.

Our vision is enhancing healthier and safer communities, while our mission is to collaborate with partners to promote comprehensive and sustainable interventions for public health, support military medicine and health diplomacy for peace, stability and development of communities.

Over the years HIFASS has provided manpower and associated technical support to PEPFAR, Research activities, USAID and World Bank funded projects in Nigeria and further more played a role in the management of personnel services.

HIFASS is therefore seeking the employment of the position below to support the existing government health systems with necessary equipment, materials and infrastructure to improve healthcare provisions to refugees and host communities in Taraba State:


  • Assist the Health Officer in providing technical assistance to improve the delivery and quality of general health interventions to ensure effective contribution to the project performance.
  • Promote basic health education for persons of concern and train Health Outreach volunteers.
  • Ensure strong linkages among health, nutrition, food security and HIV with protection and human rights.
  • Improve coordination among partners and participate in capacity building efforts.
  • Use community-based approaches, including clear involvement of persons of concern in the public health and nutritional programmes.
  • Prepare reports, share information and convene meetings on referral care.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Degree in Nursing/Public Health/Environmental Sciences or related field.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of relevant
    professional experience
  • Strong IT skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with Health Information Systems and statistical software.
  • Knowledge of local institutions.
  • Excellent working knowledge of English and the local language.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV to "The Human Resources Manager (HIFASS)" via: specifying the "Job Title" on the Subject of the mail.


    Candidates must be resident or ready to relocate to Taraba State.
    Kindly attach additional certificates that support or address the requirements listed for the position in one PDF format, Cover Letter and CV together in one Word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview in Abuja. By 5th October, 2019

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