Columbia University’s ICAP Global, Health, Action in Tanzania, works in partnership with the Ministries of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) in the mainland and Zanzibar. 
ICAP Tanzania provides quality comprehensive family focused HIV prevention, Care and Treatment services at 127 health facilities. The facilities involved include regional and district hospitals, health centres and dispensaries in Kagera, Kigoma, Pwani and Zanzibar. This program is part of a broader US Government HIV/AIDS initiative in Tanzania and receives funding from Centres for Disease Control Tanzania (CDC), PEPFAR and the support of the American People. 
A key aspect of the program is to build the capacity of the MOHSW, at the national and sub-national levels, and indigenous CBO/ NGOs to manage HIV programs including financial, administrative, program management and technical advisory skills. 
The program has received funding from the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) under the funding opportunity announcement number CDC-RFA-GH11-1107; for Improving Care and Treatment for TB/HIV Co-infected Children through the Establishment of Comprehensive Paediatric TB/HIV activities. ICAP was awarded the fund and in agreement with the Tanzania MOHSW, Mwananyamala Hospital has been earmarked to become Center of Excellence (COE) to improve care and treatment of TB/HIV co-infected children. 
The program has employed competent dynamic individuals with programmatic understanding, clinical background as well as public health management knowledge in implementing the program objectives. The program is now seeking to recruit the following positions in response to the new award.

LOCATION : Dar es Salaam to be seconded to the National TB and Leprosy Program (NTPL)
CONTRACT DURATION : One (1) Year, with a possibility of reneweal depending on the availability of funds

  • Holder of Medical Degree required (MD or Equivalent); with specialization in Pediatrics and child health care from a recognized Medical University. MPH is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience with Tuberculosis and pediatric care programs is highly preferred
  • Working experience in donor funded public health program is an added advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Swahili
  • Computer literacy is required
Physical Ability
  • Strong ability to supervise, coordinate and work in team
  • Ability to write and compile reports, develop plans and prepare budgets
  • Ability to travel to the remote areas to provide technical support 50% of the time
  • Ability to interact with different levels of professional staff with the program and at the Ministry level

Interested Applicants should send their application letter and CV by e-mail with a subject line Pediatric TB/HIV Focal Person to Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

ICAP is an equal opportunity employer; women and people living with HIV/AIDS are encouraged to apply.
Deadline of application is 06th Aug, 2012.


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