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Nurse HIV / Helmand


About Ministry of Public Health

Afghanistan is experiencing a low and concentrated HIV epidemic and among the countries in Central and South Asia that are confronted with a growing risk of HIV and AIDS, mainly due to the high incidence of people who inject drug. HIV prevalence is 4.4 % in People Who Inject Drug (PWID).
The first HIV case was reported in 1989 in Afghanistan and the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA) has taken important steps in addressing the epidemic. The Afghanistan National Program for Control of AIDs,STI & Hepatitis (ANPASH) was established in 2003 under the leadership of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).
Under the leadership of ANPASH Ministry of Public Health the country is implementing National Strategic Plan (NSP-III) 2016-2020 in collaboration with several national and international agencies. The country has multi-sectorial approach to control the spread of HIV with specific interventions for key affected population, vulnerable papulation and general papulation.
Until December 2017 a total of 2522 HIV cases have been registered with the national AIDS Program, While the World Health Organization and UNAIDS have estimated this number 7,500 in the county.

Job Summary

• To actively participate in regular management and Clinical Supervision of Drop in Centre.
• To keep full and contemporaneous clinical records and statistics

Job Details

Date Posted: 03 Feb 2019 Reference: Nurse HIV / Helmand
Closing Date: 17 Feb 2019 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Nursing Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per company salary scale
Contract Type: Consultant Years of Experience: 2 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

• To actively participate in regular management and Clinical Supervision of Drop in Centre.
• To keep full and contemporaneous clinical records and statistics.
• To assess, manage and treat individual clients with minor illness according to agreed protocols.
• Involvement in motivation stage counseling with psychosocial counselor to help him/her
• Daily check of vital signs of patients and record in file.
• To participate in Harm reduction training for clients, specifically concerning Safe Injecting and Overdose Prevention and management.
• Prepare monthly activities report to his line manager
• To provide medical primary care (Wound management, injections, dressing and e.t.c) for the PWUD in the DIC every day
• To perform sterilization, and vaccinations for the PWUD in the DIC based on nee
• To bring patients at hospital if emergency or discrimination issue/family issue
• Perform other related activities assigned by his line manager


• Ability to interact with other professionals.
• Good oral and communication skills, managerial skills


• At least two years’ experience in health care. Experience in harm reduction will be preferred
• Gratuated from a recognized nursing/health institute.
• Ability to work pleasantly with high risk groups specially with People Who Inject Drug
• Ability to support patient adherence with medical treatment plans.
• Effective written and verbal communication.
• Ability to work well under pressure.
• Ability to work with a positive interdisciplinary team approach
• Ability to interact with other professionals.
• Good oral and communication skills, managerial skills

Job Location

AF AF 12


Diploma, Nursing

Submission Guideline

: (I) Electronic applications will be sent to: sub e-mail which corresponds if any of following 2 items is missing, your application will be considered as ineligible/incomplete.

1. In your emails please specify the title of the position as well as vacancy number for electronic submissions and please do the same in the hardcopy submissions.
2. Updated Curriculum vitae (CV)/Resume (Please attached your recent photo and mention in your CV exact date/periods of your work experience, graduation Day, Month, and Year).

If you are shortlisted and invited for written test/interview you will be required to present the original, the following:

A. Education Documents: Your recent education degree/diploma
 Copy of verified Baccalaureate (12 passed) degree by Ministry of Education
 Copy of verified 14 or 15 passed degree by related Ministries
 Copy of verified Bachelor Degree by Ministry of Higher Education
 Copy of verified Medical Doctor Degree by Ministry of Higher Education
 Copy of verified Master degree by Ministry of Higher Education
B. Copy of National Identity Card (Tazkira: Only the pages that show picture and Tazkira number, pages, place of issue and date of issue)

• Electronic applications will be sent to: sub e-mail
• Hard copies will be sent to: HR Container, Second floor, at the Ministry of Public Health, Great Masoud Square Kabul Afghanistan.
• The Contact Person at Human Resources is: Mr.Ahmad Nawid Barekzai, HR Officer, MoPH-GD HR. Phone number: 0093- (0)-707777734

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to written test/interview and subsequent process. Please contact the person in charge (Mr. Ahmad Nawid Barekzai ) for confirmation.
• No CVs will be accepted after the closing date.
• Any persuade will be threat as disqualification.
• Candidate who applies for the same position in last six months and was unsuccessful (Obtained less than 60% marks), will not be short listed.
• Fraudulent documents and or fraudulent claims in CVs and or documents will result in disqualification at any stage of the recruitment process.
The test and interview will be taken from the following references.
• Harm redaction guideline
• HTC guideline
• HIV/AIDs question answer


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