Clinical HIV/AIDS Specialist, Adamawa,Management Sciences for Health(MSH)
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a not-for-profit international health organization composed of more than 2,000 people from 73 nations. Our mission is to save lives and to improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.
The objective of the Clinical Services Specialist position will be to provide leadership to the state program in building a network of clinical HIV services (PITC, PMTCT, enrollment into palliative care/continuum of care, referral to community care services, ART, TB care, follow-up of clients on ART and/or TB treatment and PMTCT mother-baby pairs and link them with the community care services). Provide technical input in the development of an integrated State Pro-ACT project plan in collaboration with the Directors, Advisors and State Teams and also take lead in the establishment of comprehensive HIV/AIDS and TB care and treatment services in the state Network with other State Government, CSO and community partners in the State to establish a functional referral system for clients between clinical and community-based HIV/AIDS services.
The suitable candidate will have a post-graduate degree in public health, medicine, or other related field with at least 3 years experience working on a PEPFAR-supported ART program. Experience building capacity of health workers to provide HIV/AIDS and TB care and treatment is a must. The candidate will have demonstrable expertise in managing clients along the continuum of care, PMTCT and linkage with community-based programs. Program design and management experience is desirable. Practical experience working on pediatric care and treatment programs will be an advantage. Experience in operations research and health system strengthening shall be an added advantage.
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