Ministry of Health Uganda Biostatistician Jobs

Ministry of Health Uganda Biostatistician Jobs

Job Purpose:

  • To manage statistics for coordination and implementation of policies, standards and
    guidelines on epidemic preparedness and control by acquisition of information for production of periodic, Regional Referral Hospitals, Districts, Ministry and Sector Performance Reports and updating of National Health Information Database.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Plans and budget for health data collection and preparation.

    • Monitors availability of HMIS tools in the region and act as liaison for the region with MoH HQ to ensure adequate HMIS tools stock.

    • Ensures HMIS data quality in the region is complete, timely and correct, conducting support supervision and guiding on data improvement.

    • Ensures data use in the region by conducting training and leading in the production of regional analytical health profiles annually among other critical periodic reports.

    • Participates in rollout of new system ensuring regional adoption of new systems

    • Supports disease surveillance monitoring disease thresholds and notifying in cases of upsurges and outbreaks in-line with IDSR

    Key Functions

    • Planning, budgeting, and coordinating health data collection and management;

    • Updating and maintaining the Health Management Information System;

    • Collecting and analyzing data on health;

    • Implementing measures for maintaining data security;

    • Participating in support supervision;

    • Supporting health research activities and programs;

    • Imparting knowledge and skills to staff on information and data
    management; and

    • Compiling and submitting reports on health information Management.

    Academic Qualifications

    • Degree in Statistics or Biostatistics or Applied Economics or Quantitative.

    • Economics from a recognized University or Institution.

    • Should be computer literate with skills in Statistical Packages/Spreadsheet like Microsoft Excel, SPSS, Stata, Epi Info etc and common programming languages.

    • Should be able to interact with at least one of the common relational database management systems like Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, MySQL, IBM DB2 etc.

    • Three (3) years working experience in a similar position.


    • Information Communication Technology (ICT).

    • Financial management.

    • Business and market orientation.

    • Planning, organizing and coordinating
    General requires for all (Behavioral).

    • Teamwork

    • Accountability.

    • Communicating effectively.

    • Concern for quality and standards.

    • Results-oriented.

    • Networking.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Health Uganda Biostatistician Jobs

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