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Job Description

Main purpose:

To support the medical team in reducing the mortality and morbidity in the area by improving health-seeking and healthy behavior of the community.

Accountabilities:

-    Promotion of healthy behavior in the assigned areas

•     Organize and conduct health and hygiene promotion and activities in the MSF facility and/or community (schools, other health facilities, community meetings, etc.) including MSF non-medical staff and established project partner staff, if any

•     Ensure good quality of health promotion by developing knowledge about health issues and seasonal epidemiology

•     Consult regularly the expat health promoter or medical focal point to improve the health education and to develop new messages if needed

•     Report any problems related to health promotion, hygiene or waste management to the supervisor so that appropriate measures can be taken in this regard

•     Weekly and daily activity reports

-    Promotion of MSF and MSF health services

•     Promote the health services provided by MSF in collaboration with the established partner in the project area assigned to

•     Promote MSF as an organization to increase its acceptance in the community

-    Community health data / information collection in the areas assigned to

•     Report relevant information about diseases and health-related behavior within the communities

•     Collect, when asked, information about knowledge and attitudes on relevant health issues in the area assigned to

-    Staff supervision, if any

•     Be the focal point for the Health promotion team on ground level

•     Supervise the community health workers that are part of the particular team

Please send your complete application to us:

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Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Department:
MSF - Belgium
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
Bachelor degree in psychology, social sciences or equivalent or 2 years paramedical technician diploma.
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
1 Year (Experience in community work, social work, health promotion is desirable. Good knowledge of Lower Dir community and culture is essential. Good communication skills in English and Pashto are essential.)
Apply Before:
Jul 01, 2019
Posting Date:
Jun 20, 2019
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