Roster of Zonal Coordinator (Neglected Tropical Diseases) at India


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Deadline: 09 September 2022

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Roster of Zonal Coordinator (Neglected Tropical Diseases) in India. The duration of this post is 1 year.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Roster of Zonal Coordinator (Neglected Tropical Diseases) will perform the following functions:

  • To work under guidance of the State NTD Coordinator to support and facilitate districts in the implementation of work towards elimination and control of neglected tropical diseases (Kala-azar, Lymphatic Filariasis, Leprosy, Dengue, Rabies, soil-transmitted Helminthiasis, Snakebite and others) in the state;
  • To liaise with and coordinate with the senior district health administration to ensure population and service coverage of preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of various National Health Programmes for NTDs;
  • To assist districts in the organization of training programmes and act as a resource person to strengthen the capacity of the district and block level health functionaries in various neglected tropical diseases;
  • To participate and assist State Coordinator-NTDs in data quality assessments, coverage supervision tool and coverage evaluation;
  • Undertake the strengthening of information systems and health intelligence for decision-making as well as provide technical guidance in evidence generation for various neglected tropical diseases;
  • To provide technical guidance to districts in the monitoring, surveillance and pharmacovigilance aspects of select NTDs;
  • To work in collaboration with the NPSP offices to ensure the effectiveness in the implementation and management of the NTDs programme; and
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s).

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • University degree in Allopathic Medicine (M.B.B.S) (MCI/State Medical Council registration essential)
  • Post graduation in Community Medicine/preventive & social medicine/public health/ pediatrics/other allied fields.
  • At least one (1) year of public health experience after graduation (post-graduation will be counted as experience)
  • Experience in public health/program management and/or experience of working in the field of Neglected Tropical Diseases or communicable diseases would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and working knowledge of local language will be an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, visit WHO.

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