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Nutritionists(6)

Doctors with Africa, CUAMM
Arua
Category : NGO/Community Services & Dev't Experience(s) : 2 Year

Overview

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for positio of Nutritionists, The job location is West Nile, Uganda

About Doctors with Africa, CUAMM

Doctors with Africa CUAMM has been working in Uganda since 1958: a long journey, that still goes on. Fighting HIV/AIDS, malnutrition and tuberculosis, assuring maternal and neonatal care and training local health workers: some of the goals of Doctors with Africa CUAMM. The efforts of volunteers and local health providers are focused on combating the spread of HIV/AIDS, specifically vertical retroviral transmission from mother to newborn. The care of mothers and children is also the aim of the project “Mothers and children first”, started in 2012 at Aber hospital. Meanwhile, another important purpose of CUAMM’s projects is the training of nurses and obstetrician.

START DATE
August 2017

DURATION
11-12 months

REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics/ Food Science and Technology or equivalent nutrition qualifications.
  • At least 2 years core experience in nutrition (IMAM/IYCF) programming and management with demonstrated supervisory function.
  • Knowledge of the nutrition landscape in West Nile and in working with district local governments will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to communicate with clarity in speaking and writing; knowledge of the Uganda national health policies, national nutrition policies, strategies and structures.

Responsibilities

  • Support the district improve the quality of IMAM reporting, planning for and distribution of nutrition supplies and monitoring and supervision of nutrition activities in the district.
  • Provide capacity building for health facility staff to manage acute malnutrition.
  • Ensure availability of job aides and reference materials

How to Apply

Cover letter and CV, with telephone contacts and contactable referees should be addressed or delivered to

The Human Resource Officer, Doctors with Africa CUAMM P.O. Box 7214 Kampala or Arua CUAMM Office.

Email applications: uganda@cuamm.org are preferred and must have the following  subject: “Applications June 2017.

Emails and attachments must not exceed 2MB otherwise they will be rejected by server.
For clarifications Phone: 031-2260097.

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