Makerere University School of Public Health Research Assistants Jobs in Uganda

Makerere University School of Public Health Research Assistants Jobs in Uganda

The“Community Access to Rectal Artesunate for Malaria ” (CARAMAL) research project is a
Partnership between Ministry of Health (National Malaria Control Program),UNICEF,CHAI,Swiss
TPH and Makerere University School of Public Health (the country research partner).

The overall goal of the CARAMAL project is to contribute to reducing malaria mortality in children globally, by improving the community management of suspected severe malaria cases.

Accompanying the roll-out of quality assured rectalartesuante (QARAS) by UNICEF and NMCP, the CARAMAL project will conduct a set of complementary research studies to provide evidence on the impact, operational, and health systems related factors relevant for the introduction of community basedpre- referral treatment with QARAS.

Makerere University School of Public Health is currently looking for competent individuals to fill the Following positions under the CARAMAL Research Project.


Research assistants (5 positions to be engaged on a short term basis of approximately 6 weeks in Kole, Oyam and Kwania districts)


  • Participate incomplete, timely and accurate house hold data collection and documentation of
  • All study procedures.
  • Ensure study participant safety
  • Ensure study participant


  • Recently qualified medical professional (Doctor, Clinician, Nurse or Laboratory staff)
  • Be literate (able to read, write, and speak fluently).
  • Be computer literate (proficient in the use of MS office and internet, able to use a tablet)
  • Possession of research experience is an added advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal /communication skills
  • Self-drive and ability to timely accomplish planned targets in data collection.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates who meet the above mentioned requirements should submit their applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of their academic documents, day time contact telephone numbers, names and contact details of three references by email to please copy not later than Friday 20th, September 2019.

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