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Malaria Program Officer, Digital Community Health

Global Health Corps

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 07/01/2022.

Global Health Corps Carreer opportunities in Lusaka Malaria Program Officer, Digital Community Health Jobs opportunities in Lusaka at Global Health Corps

# Job Description

Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders.

We offer a range of 13 month long paid fellowship roles with health
organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia and the opportunity to
develop as a transformative leader.

Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement!

Global Health Corps GHC together with its partner PATH is inviting self-
driven, passionate, young professionals with diverse skill sets and
experiences to apply for this global health position for our 2022-2023
fellowship class.

Role Overview

The Malaria Program Officer will support the Malaria Control and Elimination
Partnership in Africa MACEPA program at PATH and an exciting new project for
Zambia on Digital Community Health. Zambia has invested heavily in a community
health worker network, especially in malaria. However, the Ministry of Health
lacks a unified national digital community health platform for coordinating
the integration of digitalized health service delivery, reporting, and
training. The new project is aimed at building and scaling a priority digital
platform that can help community health workers CHWs deliver quality care
more efficiently at the community level. This role will assist in documenting
the process of assessing, designing, piloting and scaling appropriate digital
tools; interacting with partners, including select units at the Ministry of
Health community health; monitoring & evaluation; information, communication
and technology; and malaria; and developing training materials and curricula.

In addition to the digital community health responsibilities, the Officer will
have the opportunity to be exposed to other areas of our work including
malaria disease surveillance; malaria reporting at facility and community
levels; health intervention programmatic support and , including key
malaria interventions and new strategies; laboratory surveillance;
communication and community engagement; and malaria entomology.

Project Support

Provide support to plan, design, pilot, scale, and document an appropriate
digital community health platform in Zambia

Training and Documentation

Develop and assist in providing technical expertise in evaluating digital
health modules for use by community health workers CHWs and their health
facility supervisors
Assist in the development of standard operating procedures and manuals
Assist in the development of training materials and curricula appropriate to
facility and community level audiences
Assist in convening and preparing materials for stakeholder meetings with
relevant units at MOH, PATH, and other technology partners
Draft regular reports to document the process of creating a digital community
health platform in Zambia
Identify lessons learned and opportunities for knowledge sharing
Showcase project work internally at PATH and coordinate with MOH and partners
on advocacy events around strengthening the digitalization of community health

Skills and Experience
Items indicated with an asterisk > are required
Experience with health information systems, such as DHIS2 or Medic Mobile, and
the deployment and/or testing of digital tools>
Experience developing training or curriculum materials>
Experience working with health service delivery professionals, ideally
community health workers or health facility officers>
At least one year of professional experience>
Master’s degree in economics, statistics, demography, public health, computer
science, a social science, or other relevant field
Experience developing and/or evaluating mobile applications
Experience with planning, implementing, managing, and/or monitoring health
Strong project management and documentation skills
Experience with data visualization and presentation through tools like
Microsoft Excel or Tableau
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency using Microsoft Office:
Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Highly organized, flexible, and adaptable to changing priorities, with the
ability to work well under deadlines
Ability to work in teams with minimum supervision
Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including conflict
resolution, priority management, and management of multiple clients’

About the Organization
PATH is an international nonprofit organization that transforms global health
through innovation. We take an entrepreneurial approach to developing and
delivering high-impact, low-cost solutions, from lifesaving vaccines and
medical devices to collaborative partnerships with communities. Through our
work in more than 70 countries, PATH and our partners empower people to
achieve their full potential.

Within PATH’s significant and growing health portfolio in Zambia, its flagship
program is the Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa MACEPA.
We work closely with the Ministry of Health and the National Malaria Control
Center to refine and develop tools and approaches and build the data that
provides critical evidence in support of the country’s push to eliminate
malaria. Our offices are based at the National Malaria Elimination Centre and
our work plan reflects the priorities of the national malaria program.

Fellowship Benefits

Fellowship benefits include a living stipend, housing, health insurance,
trainings, access to advisors and much more.

No prior health or international experience is necessary!

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Closing Date : 12th January , 2022.

Global Health Corps Carreer opportunities in Lusaka Malaria Program Officer, Digital Community Health Jobs opportunities in Lusaka at Global Health Corps

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