Health Service Commission Senior Epidemiologist Jobs in Uganda

Health Service Commission Senior Epidemiologist Jobs in Uganda


  • MBChB or BVM Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University or Institution.


  • Should have experience of working with and controlling epidemics, complex emergencies and health disaster mitigation gained over a period of at least three (3) years.

    Other requirements:

  • Should have good communication, and interpersonal skills, high integrity and a
    community service ethic.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contribute towards the development of laws and policies relating to the management of epidemics and public health emergencies.

  • Oversee data collection, entry, analysis and interpretation of notifiable and other
    communicable diseases.

  • Support the determination of research studies to be conducted and methodology to be followed for collecting epidemiologic data; analyzing data and recommendation of public health interventions, prevention, and control measures to deal with trends or findings.

  • Support the investigation, identification, and analysis of incidence, prevalence,
    trends, and causes of injuries or communicable, chronic, environmentally induced
    diseases, and health emergencies.

  • Develop, review, and evaluate disease or injury reporting and surveillance systems; advise stakeholders of important incidence
    and/or prevalence changes within reporting areas.

  • Communicate with health care providers, social service agencies, schools, local
    governments, and the media concerning disease and injury investigation, prevention, and control.

  • Support the investigation of disease clusters using epidemiologic methods which include gathering information and/or specimens.

  • Prepare investigation reports, statistical analyses, and summaries on completed epidemiological studies and evaluations.

  • Train district health workers on epidemic preparedness and control and disease surveillance.

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Health Service Commission Senior Epidemiologist Jobs in Uganda

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