Health Service Commission Senior Sociologist Jobs in Uganda

Health Service Commission Senior Sociologist Jobs in Uganda


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology or Social Science


  • Must have at least three (3) years relevant working experience.

    Other Requirements:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the planning and development of policies, strategies and projects for health
    education and promoting health at all levels.

  • Conduct research on how issues such as race, religion, class, gender and sexuality and
    other parameters play a role in shaping people’s health experiences within the country.

  • Test theories about social issues affecting health; gathering and analyzing data through interviews, surveys and other sources and drawing important conclusions from the information collected; and present findings to stakeholders for health planning purposes and for policy formulation.

  • Support health awareness of groups and communities based on findings relating to their social parameters, to empower them to make healthy choices and live healthy lifestyles.

  • Support the development, implementation, and evaluation of patient/client education programs.

  • Support the formulation of effective communication channels, mechanisms and strategies in consideration of social groupings.

  • Assess existing health education and promotion materials. Evaluate available brochures, printed materials, video tapes, and other resources in light of the
    age, culture, religious practices, and language.

  • Generate fresh ideas and approaches to solving public health challenges through
    innovative education and promotion materials.

  • Identify future health promotion requirements by maintaining rapport with stakeholders in a position to understand emerging health needs.

  • Identify emerging trends in public health and provide information, to stakeholders using innovative promotion materials.

  • Support the running of community training courses and workshops on preventative and promotive health care including areas such as mental health, accident prevention, lifestyle diseases, etc.

  • Identify training needs arising from strategic and local agendas for people such as
    health workers, volunteers and the public.

    How to Apply

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

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