EHIS Senior Advisor

  Ministry of Public Health
Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 466
Date Posted:May 16, 2019
Reference:EHIS Senior Advisor
Closing Date:May 25, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Health/Medical
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:pashto,Dari,English

About Ministry of Public Health:

Founded:  

The Afghanistan health system has made considerable progress and the health indicators have also significantly improved over the period of 2003-2017. The key

enablers for the improvements have seen in the health sector are strong local stewardship, development of sound and stable policy frameworks, prioritization of

investments in primary care and implementation of BPHS and EPHS. The BPHS and EPHS have been implemented through NGOs in 31 and the MoPH

Strengthening Mechanism in remaining 3 provinces. Sehatmandi project mainly finances the BPHS and EPHS implementation across the country for 3 years - July

01, 2018 to June 30, 2021. In order to manage the health program effectively, the project finances the system development and stewardship functions of the MoPH

though support of short-term technical assistance and supports the contractual staff required for implementation of project activities.

Job Summary

To assist the EHIS general director in strengthening coordination among EHIS departments and other MoPH departments in order to produce quality information for

evidence-based decision-making in MoPH.

This position will report technically on day to day activities to his/ her direct line manager/supervisor. However, contractually, the consultant is accountable to

Sehatmandi Coordination Office and will report project related activities/deliverables to Sehatmandi coordination Office on regular basis.

Job Summary:

To assist the EHIS general director in strengthening coordination among EHIS departments and other MoPH departments in order to produce quality information for evidence-based decision-making in MoPH.


This position will report technically on day to day activities to his/ her direct line manager/supervisor. However, contractually, the consultant is accountable to Sehatmandi Coordination Office and will report project related activities/deliverables to Sehatmandi coordination Office on regular basis.

Skills Required:

Provinces to travel:

Kabul

Skills Description:


Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language and fluent in a local language;


Having computer skills of MS programs.


Ability to travel in the provinces

Duties & Responsibilities:

Objective:

To support GD EHIS and related departments to achieve GDEHIS and Sehtamandi project deliverables.



Assist the DG EHIS in the implementation of HIS Sehatmandi activities


Review, develop, and maintain coordination forums for the data utilization at the central and provincial level


Assist in coordination of EHIS activities with relevant departments


Build the capacity of technical department of MOPH in data use


Strengthening the capacity of MOPH technical department in monitoring of BPHS/EPHS


Produce quality and timely individual, Health facility, surveillance, and population level data and information


Ensure periodic health program evaluations at the central and provincial levels


Support the establishment of the semi-annual review meetings of data generating departments to analyse for measuring the robustness of the different kind information


Support implementation of the result retreat (result conference and health retreat)


Streamline implementation of the health score card based on routine information and third party data verification reports to cultivate culture of accountability in MoPH Responsible for Sehatmandi M&E and coordinate health surveys with stakeholders


Submit a one-page monthly report to Sehatmandi Coordination office about project related work and deliverables.


Any other tasks and duties assigned to him/her by his/her supervisor.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:


Having MD degree and Master degree in Public health or epidemiology


5 years of post-graduate working experience in Health Information System


Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language and fluent in a local language;


Having computer skills of MS programs.


Ability to travel in the provinces

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