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

Overview

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for Social Workers vacancies in West Nile region-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

  • Qualification Bachelor’s degree in sociology, social work and social administration, community development, development studies or related courses.
  • Ability to speak one or more West Nile languages,
  • Experience in community health programming and activity implementation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and with confidence.

Responsibilities

  • Plan for and ensure implementation VHT activities including meetings, home visiting and reporting.
  • Liaise with VHT focal person at the district and the sub-county health assistants to ensure proper supervision of VHTs and collection of data.
  • Organize and ensure implementation of outreach services

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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