Skill: • Five years of experience in public health program design and management, • Experience in TB and
HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment service delivery programs is an added advantage, • Extensive clinical/public health knowledge and experience in TB/HIV, • Demonstrated and successful experience working in collaboration with regional and district health management teams, • Excellent written and verbal communication
skills, • Excellent interpersonal and team-building skills
The TB/HIV Technical Advisor provides technical and programmatic guidance in the design, implementation and monitoring of THPS’ portfolio of TB/HIV programs. Specifically s/he will be responsible for developing program objectives, work plans, budgets, reporting and monitoring program progress. S/he will provide technical support to all THPS supported sites focusing on TB/HIV collaborative activities.
LOCATION Dar Es Salaam Central Office (with frequent field travel)
Design, plan and monitor the implementation of TB/HIV collaborative activities in care and treatment clinics and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV settings in THPS supported regions.
Coordinate the implementation of TB/HIV activities in compliance with national guidelines and provide leadership in implementation of the 3Is in THPS supported sites.
Conduct regular site visits and provide supportive supervision, clinical mentoring and data review to identify emerging needs and program challenges.
Provide technical assistance to regional and district health management teams in establishing and strengthen under one-roof TB/HIV activities in THPS supported regions.
Prepare work plans and periodic progress reports including quarterly and annual reports on TB/HIV programs.
Develop TB/HIV related standard operating procedures and job aids for THPS planning purposes
Support uptake and monitoring of TB preventive therapy (Isoniazid Preventive Therapy – IPT) across all THPS supported sites including uninterrupted supply of Isoniazid.
Provide technical assistance to MOCDGEC on national policy, guidelines, training and curriculum development.
Coordinate training of health care providers in TB/HIV screening, prevention, diagnosis and management including pediatric uptake of TB/HIV services.
Document best practices and success stories pertaining to TB/HIV interventions.