Organization: Global Health Corps
Closing date: 18 Jan 2018
This position is a Global Health Corps (GHC) fellowship role. GHC is a leadership development organization focused on building the next generation of diverse, disruptive global health leaders. Founded in 2009, we competitively recruit talented professionals (ages 21-30) from a range of sectors and backgrounds and place them in high-impact roles within partner organizations working on the front lines of health equity in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the US, and Zambia.
The Public Health Analyst will work primarily under the Research Pillar but will also have opportunities to work with our multi-disciplinary team and support various tasks across the other pillars. The position requires research, epidemics and surveillance knowledge, as well as proven data analytical skills (qualitative and quantitative). Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, ability to learn new skills quickly and ability to work successfully in multidisciplinary teams are also required. We also value experience with proposal development, literature reviews, grant writing, data collection (primary and secondary data), scientific writing, and data management.
The National Public Health Institute under the Directorate of Public Health in the Ministry of Health is a public health center of excellence with a mandate to addresses all major public health concerns in Zambia. We aim to reduce the disease burden in the country by supporting efforts in disease prevention, surveillance, emergency response, and research. Our priority public health functions are carried out under six strategic pillars, namely: (i) Emergency Preparedness & Response, (ii) Surveillance and Disease Intelligence, (iii) Laboratory Systems and Networks, (iv) Research, (v) Information Systems, and (vi) Workforce Development.
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