Child Health Improvement Advisor

  Ministry of Public Health
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1321
Date Posted:Jul 17, 2017
Reference:Child Hea Imp Adv
Closing Date:Jul 29, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:90

About Ministry of Public Health:


The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is tasked with a critical mandate; to deliver and promote sustainable and accessible health care services to the people of Afghanistan. Social and economic advancement can only be realized in a thriving and healthy society. The success of the MoPH is heavily driven in its ability to plan and use allocated resources effectively. Effective financial management is therefore critical for sustainable development and is the primary tool that translates the MoPH development strategies into noticeable outcomes or service delivery. Good governance and democratic accountability relies on transparent management of the MoPH budget. Therefore, ineffective financial management undermines the effectiveness and efficiency of development interventions and hinders the country’s progress towards improved and sustainable health care. MoPH finance directorate is going through a reform process and after reviewing the structure of finance directorates of other line ministries such as MRRD, MoE and MAIL, has proposed a new and standard structure that is approved by MoPH leadership, for this purpose MoPH needs a qualified staff as head of coordination and reporting unite, to take the responsibility of overall coordination and financial reporting of MoPH.

Job Summary:

To improve the quality of child health service delivery with focus on promote of Integrated Child Survival Package

Duties & Responsibilities:

Support the child and adolescent health department in developing capacity building plan for all area of child health program

In close collaboration with CAH department ensure adequate and timely technical assistance is provided to provincial public health offices concerning to child health care interventions in hospital and community level

Develop plan and carry out regular field visits to make sure the planned activities in respect of child health related interventions in both hospital and community level are implemented

Coordinate efforts and work closely with PND/MoPH, FAO, WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA provincial officers/offices and other UN agencies involved in the promotion of child health and child survival in the respective provinces.

Develop, prepare Protocols, guidelines and programs, technical advises in conduction of survey, evaluation and assessment to improve child health

Review data on regular basis, discuss findings and implications – give on time feedback

Participate in the taskforces and working groups pertaining to child health care improvement, as defined per the Child and Adolescence Health department work plan.

Assist in adequate and timely reporting to the Child and Adolescence Health department on progress of Child and Adolescence Health work plan.

As the technical resource person, assist in the reviewing of child health relevant proposals

Work with BPHS implementing partners to promote implementation of child health services at facility and community level

Job Requirement:

To be medical doctor.

To have at least three years’ experience in the area of curative medicine, preferable in child health service with government, or UN agencies or NGOs.

Have a good computer and internet knowledge

Good command of English and local languages and strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills
Good command of English and local languages and strong interpersonal, writing and communication skills

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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