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Principal Health officer Jobs in Dubai – UAE at ContractEast African Community

Title: Principal Health officer

Company: ContractEast African Community

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Healthcare

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Principal Health officer

Overseas Overseas Details Number of Positions 1 Years Experience 10 years Minimum Qualification Bachelor Job Level Senior level Work Type Contract Company Industry Government Employer East African Community Description

Develop and implement regional health policies based on the provisions outlined in the relevant sections of the Treaty for the establishment of the East African Community (EAC), in consultation with the Partner States.

EXCITING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (RE-ADVERTISED)

The East African Community is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising the Republic of Burundi, the Republic of Kenya, the Republic of Rwanda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of South Sudan and the Republic of Uganda with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania.

The EAC mission is to widen and deepen economic, political, social and cultural integration to improve the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness, value added production, trade and investments.

This is an exciting opportunity for highly motivated and result-driven professionals who are citizens of East African Community Partner States (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, South Sudan and Uganda) to apply for the following position tenable at East African Community-Secretariat .

PRINCIPAL HEALTH OFFICER (1 post)

(/HR/2020-21/06)

Grade : P3

Reports to :
Director Social Sectors

Organ/Institution :
East African Community Secretariat

Duty Station :
Arusha, Tanzania

Main purpose of the Job:

Coordinate Health Sector Activities for East African Community (EAC).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop and implement regional health policies based on the provisions outlined in the relevant sections of the Treaty for the establishment of the East African Community (EAC), in consultation with the Partner States.

Coordinate various activities of the following four (4) standing EAC Technical Working Groups (TWGs) responsible for handling detailed health matters under the EAC Sectoral Committee on Health:

Technical Working Group on the Control and Prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and HIV / AIDS;

Technical Working Group on the Control and Prevention of Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases;

Technical Working Group on Health Research, Policy and Health Systems Development; and

Technical Working Group on Reproductive, Child, Adolescent Health and Nutrition

Mobilize technical, financial and other resources for various regional health sector initiatives, projects and programmes in the East African Community.

Organize and convene Regional Health Sector Meetings, workshops and conferences.

Prepare background papers and reports for meetings and workshops.

Work closely and in joint collaboration with the relevant technical experts and teams in the implementation of health related initiatives, projects and programmes within the existing institutions of the Community and any other as may be established from time to time.

Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports on all health sector activities for submission to the relevant EAC Policy Organs and Institutions as per EAC Procedures and Protocol;

Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management.

Qualifications and

Experience:

A Medical Doctor with a clinical and/or public health specialization; and ten (10) years relevant working experience with 5 years at sen…

 

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