TB / HIV Technical Advisor Job at Tanzania Health Promotion Support (THPS) October, 2018

                                                       

TB / HIV Technical Advisor

Tanzania Health Promotion Support

No. of Position: 1

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
Job closing date: 12-Oct-2019
Job Description









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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)
Responsibility:
  • 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.
  • Represent THPS at national TB/HIV forums.
  • Perform any other duty as directed.
Qualification 
BACHELOR OF DOCTOR IN MEDICINE


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