Public Health Specialist (Key and Priority Populations)

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Public Health Specialist (Key and Priority Populations)


The programs include those targeting drug users, sex workers, Men who have sex with Men (MSM), transgender, fisher folks, trucker and any other populations deemed to be at substantial risk of HIV as conducted by U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) Incumbent provides implementation guidance and technical support to implementing partner staff members, including doctors, nurses, clinical officers, program managers, HIV Prevention Coordinators, district-level health officials, health centers, etc., funded through cooperative agreements to implement HIV/AIDS continuum of response.


EDUCATION: Master’s degree in Public Health, or Health Policy is required.


EXPERIENCE: Three years of mid to senior level public health experience in developing, implementing and evaluating public health or development assistance programs that involve coordination with an international agency or implementing partner is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: In-depth knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention services, counseling and interventions, behavior change, testing, and treatment is required. In addition the incumbent must have comprehensive knowledge of HIV prevention science, evidence based combination prevention interventions for key and vulnerable populations is required. Detailed knowledge of the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with MOH policies, program priorities and regulations is required.