Researching how the body's functions are affected by nutrient supply
Investigating the relationship between genes and nutrients
Studying how diet affects metabolism
Examining the process of nourishment and the association between diet, disease and health
Providing health advice and promoting healthy eating
Advising about special diets
Educating health professionals and the public about nutrition
Working as part of a multidisciplinary team/supporting the work of other health care professionals
Plan, implement, supervise/monitor and report activities of the project and develop communication network for this purpose in coordination with Health & Nutrition section and DoH.
Keep effective liaison with local health institutions, key district stakeholders, health authorities and partners in the implementation of the nutrition project in the district.
Plan, and develop need based capacity building trainings in close collaboration with DoH & provide technical assistance for implementation to the target health facilities in the district.
To plan and ensure adequate nutrition supplies are available and regularly replenished at the target health facilities in the district.
Mobilize, coordinate and supervise/monitor nutrition related field activities of the project staff (Nutrition Assistants), healthcare providers at the facility level (MOs/LHVs/FMTs) and Health Workers at the community level (LHWs/LHSs) and partner organizations involved in the implementation of Nutrition program in the target health facilities.
Conduct/facilitate nutritional assessment surveys as and when needed in catchments of the target health facilities/UCs.
Any other task assigned by the health & nutrition manager, head office and relevant donor agencies.
An understanding of biochemistry or human physiology, Communication Skills, good interpersonal skills, Keen interest in the impact of diet on health, Teamworking skills, basic computing skills
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